Carmel in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Portola Crespi Cross
Location. 36° 32.1′ N, 121° 55.567′ W. Marker is in Carmel, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Calle La Cruz and Ribera Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2729 Calle La Cruz, Carmel CA 93923, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early American Baptisms in California (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mission Cross (approx. 0.6 miles away); Junípero Serra/Establishing the California Missions/The Ave Maria Bell (approx. 0.7 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Korean War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away).
More about this marker. The Portola Crespi Cross is located on a knoll behind the house at 2729 Calle La Cruz. A path leading to
Also see . . . Hike to the Portola Crespi Cross. In order to understand the signifcance of this cross we have to go back to 1796 when Jose de Galvez, Visitador-General of New Spain selected a fourfold expedition to travel by land and sea from La Paz to Monterey. (Submitted on September 28, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 334 times since then and 15 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.