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Near San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Fremont Peak Memorial
 
Fremont Peak Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
1. Fremont Peak Memorial Marker
 
Inscription.
The American flag was first raised on California soil March 4, 1846 on this spot by General John C. Fremont

 
Erected 1925 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, San Juan Bautista Parlor No. 179 & Copa de Oro Parlor No. 105 and Native Sons of the Golden West, Fremont Parlor No. 44.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 36° 45.43′ N, 121° 30.235′ W. Marker is near San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Click for map. This marker is in Fremont Peak State Park at the summit of Fremont Peak. Access is by trail only. Marker is in this post office area: San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Charles Fremont (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fremont Peak (about 700 feet away); Natividad (approx. 5.4 miles away); Battle of Natividad (approx. 5.6 miles away); Vineyard School (approx. 5.9 miles away); Anza House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Native Daughters Adobe (approx. 6.2 miles away); Veterans of the World War (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
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Fremont Peak Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
2. Fremont Peak Memorial Marker
 
 Fremont Peak - summitpost.org. Previously named Gabilan Peak, the peak is now named Fremont Peak after John C. Fremont, an American military officer and later one of California's first U.S. Senators. (Submitted on January 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Fremont Peak Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
3. Fremont Peak
 
 
View of San Juan Bautista from Fremont Peak Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
4. View of San Juan Bautista from Fremont Peak
 
 
View of Salinas from Fremont Peak Photo, Click for full size
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
5. View of Salinas from Fremont Peak
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 116 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 19, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
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