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First Site of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 21, 2012
1. First Site of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe Marker
Inscription. Within a year after the opening of the first overland route from Mexico to Alta California, Governor Filipe de Neve authorized the establishment of the first civil settlement in the state on lands including and surrounding the present Civic Center. Lieutenant Jose Joaquin Moraga, with 14 settlers and their families arrived in the Santa Clara Valley to found El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe on November 29, 1777.
 
Erected 1977 by State Department of Parks and Recreation/San Jose Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number 433.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 37° 21.006′ N, 121° 54.222′ W. Marker is in San Jose, California, in Santa Clara County. Marker can be reached from West Mission Street east of North San Pedro Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 151 West Mission Street, San Jose CA 95110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wing’s Chinese Restaurant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Yasunaga Produce and Transfer Company
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 21, 2012
2. First Site of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Tanizawa Grocery (approx. half a mile away); San Jose Buddhist Church Betsuin (approx. half a mile away); Gran Oriente Filipino Masonic Lodge (approx. half a mile away); Tom & Mary’s Snack Shop & Dr. Watanabe’s Office (approx. half a mile away); Jackson Drugs (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in San Jose.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Hispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, February 21, 2012
3. First Site of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 833 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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