Watsonville in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
This Gun Was Used
(October 18th, 1850)
on the arrival of the news
its admission to the union.
Remounted for the City of Watsonville, March 22, 1922 by the Watsonville Parlor, No, 65, Native Sons of the Golden West Tablet placed by Historic Landmark Committee N.S.G.W. 1924
Erected 1924 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Watsonville Parlor, No. 65.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 36° 54.612′ N, 121° 45.392′ W. Marker is in Watsonville, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 152) and East Beach Street. Touch for map. This marker is located on a cannon in the City Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 350 Main Street, Watsonville CA 95076, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Lettunich Building (here, next to this marker); The Mansion House (within shouting distance of this marker); A Year to Remember in Watsonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Where Strawberries are Sweeter (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Porter Building (about 500 feet away); The City of Watsonville (about 800 feet away); The Apple Annual (approx. 0.2 miles away); Judge Julius Lee House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Watsonville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 27, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 27, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 5. submitted on May 1, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.