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San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Campo Santo

 
 
Campo Santo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
1. Campo Santo Marker
Inscription. “On October 24, 1839, I blessed the Campo Santo Nuevo (New Cemetery, which because the cemetery adjoining the church could no more bodies, was laid out away from the church).”
Fr. Antonio Anzar

A part of Rancho de San Antonio, granted to Manuel Larios. Don Manuel gave this cemetery site, reserving the S.W. corner for Larios family burials.

Marked by the San Juan Bautista Parlor No. 179, Native Daughters of the Golden West, October 28, 1966 in memory of pioneers and early settlers buried here.
 
Erected 1966 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, San Juan Bautista Parlor No. 179.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.752′ N, 121° 32.687′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Marker is on Monterey Street west of Church Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 Monterey Street, San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Patrick and Margaret Breen (a few steps from this marker); San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans
Campo Santo Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 17, 2013
2. Campo Santo Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Marentis House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jim Jack’s Cabin (approx. ¼ mile away); Fremont Peak (approx. 0.3 miles away); Safety Follows Wisdom (approx. 0.3 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Native Daughters Adobe (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 241 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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