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Piru in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Portolá Expedition

 
 
Portolá Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
1. Portolá Expedition Marker
Inscription. On August 11, 1769, the explorers and priests accompanying Portolá found a populous village of Piru Indians near this point. Carrying their bowstrings loose, the Indians offered necklaces of stones, in exchange for which Portolá presented them with beads.
 
Erected by El Aliso Parlor No. 314, Las Tre Vistas No. 302, Poinsettia Parlor No. 318 Native Daughters of the Golden West and Cabrillo Parlor No. 114 Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number 624.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Caspar de Portolá Expedition, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 25.025′ N, 118° 47.483′ W. Marker is in Piru, California, in Ventura County. Marker is on Orchard Street south of North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in Warring Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 804 Orchard Street, Piru CA 93040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rancho Camulos (approx. 2.1 miles away); Governor Juan Alvarado (approx. 2.1 miles away); 364 Central Avenue (approx. 7.1 miles away); 362 Central Avenue
Portolá Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
2. Portolá Expedition Marker
(approx. 7.1 miles away); 320 Central Avenue (approx. 7.1 miles away); 340 Central Avenue (approx. 7.1 miles away); 338 Central Avenue (approx. 7.1 miles away); 328 Central Avenue (approx. 7.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Piru.
 
Categories. AnthropologyExplorationNative AmericansNotable Places
 
Portolá Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 18, 2007
3. Portolá Expedition Marker
Dedicated by
El Aliso Parlor No. 314
Las Tres Vistas No. 302
Poinsettia Parlor No. 318
Native Daughters of the Golden West
and
Cabrillo Parlor No. 114
Native Sons of the Golden West
of
Ventura County
March 26, 1955
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 524 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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