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Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542

Ao-Navegador-Portugues

 

—Homena-Gen.DaMarinha D-Guerra Portuguesa —

 
Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 21, 2006
1. Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542 Marker
Inscription.
To the Portuguese Navigator
Joao-Rodrigues Cabrilho
A tribute from the Portuguese Navy

 
Erected 1957 by N.R.P. Diogo Cao, N.R.P. Corte-Real, April 1957.
 
Location. 32° 40.438′ N, 117° 14.342′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Touch for map. Marker is located at the Cabrillo National Monument. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Road, San Diego CA 92106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Homage to the Spanish Expedition (here, next to this marker); Cabrillo’s Ships (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Tyng Mather (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing of Cabríllo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Point Loma Lighthouse (about 700 feet away); Harbor Lights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point Loma (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Rosecrans (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
Also see . . .
1. The National Park Service: Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The National Park Service: Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
The Cabrillo Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 21, 2006
2. The Cabrillo Monument
. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
3. San Diego Historical Society: Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 23, 2009
3. Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542 Marker
Beautiful San Diego in the background.
Back of the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 21, 2006
4. Back of the Monument
Cabrillo Monument image. Click for full size.
Photo by D. Diedrich, Distr by Western Publishing & Novelty Co., Los Angeles, Ca
5. Cabrillo Monument
Description on postcard:
Cabrillo Statue
Cabrillo National Monument
Point Loma, San Diego, California
The work of one of Portugal's distinguished sculptors - Alvaro de Bree. A gift of Portugal to California
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 3,493 times since then and 101 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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