San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Joćo Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542
Homenagen da Marinha de Guerra Portuguesa
A tribute from the Portuguese Navy
Erected 1957 by N.R.P. Diogo Cćo, N.R.P. Corte-Real, April 1957.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Exploration • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1542.
Location. 32° 40.438′ N, 117° 14.342′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is located at the Cabrillo National Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1800 Cabrillo Memorial Road, San Diego CA 92106, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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); Cabrillos Ships (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Tyng Mather (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing of Cabrķllo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Point Loma Lighthouse (about 700 feet away); Point Loma - The Early Years (about 700 feet away); Old Point Loma LighthouseHarbor Lights (approx. 0.2 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 Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo. San Diego Historical Society entry. (Submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Additional keywords. Maritime Exploration
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 4,057 times since then and 99 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 4, 5. submitted on October 23, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 6. submitted on October 30, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.