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Near Soledad in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2013
1. Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga Marker
Inscription. Known affectionately as “Papa” by his soldiers, companions and friends, he served twice as governor of California under Spanish rule. Upon his death in 1814 he was, at his request, garbed in the Franciscan habit and buried in the mission church.
 
Location. 36° 24.289′ N, 121° 21.316′ W. Marker is near Soledad, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from Fort Romie Road near Mission Road, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36641 Fort Romie Road, Soledad CA 93960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Padre Florencio Ibanez (a few steps from this marker); The De Anza Expedition in Soledad (a few steps from this marker); Site of Original Church (a few steps from this marker); El Camino Real Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Nuestra Señora Dolorosísima de la Soledad (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Railroad Station Site (approx. 2.1 miles away); Cesar Chavez Park (approx. 2.1 miles away); One Voice Murals Project (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Soledad.
 
More about this marker. This marker is on the grounds of Mission
Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2013
2. Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga Marker
Nuestra Senora de la Soledad.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga Grave Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2013
3. Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga Grave Inscription
Governor Jose Joaquin de Arrillaga
Born 1750 - Died July 24, 1814
Governor of Alta California
1792-1794 and 1804-1814
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 316 times since then and 14 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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