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Gold Beach in Curry County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Cape San Sebastian

 
 
Cape San Sebastian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2012
1. Cape San Sebastian Marker
Inscription.  Spanish navigators were the first to explore the North American Pacific Coast, beginning fifty years after Columbus discovered the western continents. Sebastian Vizciano saw this cape in 1603 and named it after the patron saint of the day of his discovery. Other navigators, Spanish, British, and American followed a century and a half later.
 
Erected by Oregon Travel Experience.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Oregon Beaver Boards series list.
 
Location. 42° 20.039′ N, 124° 25.108′ W. Marker is in Gold Beach, Oregon, in Curry County. Marker is on Oregon Coast Hwy (U.S. 101), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gold Beach OR 97444, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conflict at Pistol River (approx. 3.9 miles away); Gold Beach Ranger Station (approx. 4.7 miles away); Gold Beach (approx. 5.7 miles away); Patterson Bridge
Cape San Sebastian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2012
2. Cape San Sebastian Marker
(approx. 6.1 miles away); Mary D. Hume (approx. 6.1 miles away); First Fish Hatchery in Oregon (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Cape San Sebastian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2012
3. Cape San Sebastian Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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