San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Discovery of California
by Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo
Discovery of California by
Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo
Who Landed on
The Shores of San Diego Bay
September 28, 1542
Placed by San Diego Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Erected 1921 by The San Diego Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 32° 43.883′ N, 117° 9.154′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from El Prado, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is in Balboa Park just east of the Cabrillo Bridge in the Plaza de Panama. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Charles Collier (a few steps from this marker); California Quadrangle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Freedom Tree (approx. 0.7 miles away); Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone Madeleine & Vincent DePhilippis (approx. 1.1 miles away); Little Italy Landmark Sign (approx. 1.1 miles away); Old Fire Station Number Six (approx. 1.1 miles away); US Grant Hotel (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration • Notable Events •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 34 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 28, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.