Pacifica in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Captain Don Gaspar de Portolà
Presented by the President of the Generalitat of Catalonia, the Honorable Jordi Pujol, on November 5, 1988 to the people of the State of California, the Honorable George Deukmejian, Governor.
Erected 1988 by the Generalitat of Catalonia.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Portolá Expedition series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1975.
Location. 37° 35.91′ N, 122° 30.018′ W. Marker is in Pacifica, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is on Coast Highway (California Route 1) near Crespi Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pacifica CA 94044, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Discovery of San Francisco Bay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Charles Gust 1888-1969 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sanchez Adobe (approx. 0.8 miles away); Open Spaces and Wild Places (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cut Off! (approx. 1.1 miles away); Mori's Point Inn (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Enduring Aramai (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Little Brown Church (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pacifica.
More about this marker. The 9-foot statue was sculpted by Spanish artist Josep Maria Subirachs and his associate, Francesco Carulla. It was given to the State of California by the Autonomous Region of Catalonia in northeastern Spain.
Also see . . . Gaspar de Portolà. (Submitted on June 6, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
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