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San Mateo in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Historic Camp Site

Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition

 
 
Historic Camp Site Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 24, 2009
1. Historic Camp Site Marker
Inscription. Here on the banks of San Mateo Creek Captain J. B. de Anza camped. March 29,1776, after exploring the peninsula and selecting the sites for the Mission and Presidio of San Francisco. Here also the party of families, soldiers, and priests, on the way to establish San Francisco, camped for three days,
June 24-27, 1776.
 
Erected 1949 by California Centennials Commission, City of San Mateo in cooperation with San Mateo County Historical Association. (Marker Number 47.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 37° 33.729′ N, 122° 19.722′ W. Marker is in San Mateo, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Arroyo Court west of Dartmouth Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located at DeAnza Historical Park. Marker is in this post office area: San Mateo CA 94402, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Business Structure (approx. 0.2 miles away); Higurashi-en (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission Hospice (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central Park Veterans Memorial
Historic Camp Site Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 24, 2009
2. Historic Camp Site Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park Veterans Memorial – World War I (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park Veterans Memorial - Screaming Eagles Grove (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Central Park Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Park Veterans Memorial – Japanese American Combat Team (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Mateo.
 
Regarding Historic Camp Site. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.47 on December 6, 1932.
 
Also see . . .
1. The National Park Service Anza Trail Brochure. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. A resource of information regarding Juan Bautista de Anza. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. de Anza Trail
 
Categories. ExplorationNotable Events
 
San Mateo Creek - de Anza Camp Site Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 24, 2009
3. San Mateo Creek - de Anza Camp Site
State Historical Landmark Directional Sign Photo, Click for full size
By Syd Whittle, April 24, 2009
4. State Historical Landmark Directional Sign
Located on El Camino Real. State Highway 82
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,121 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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