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Joćo Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542

Ao-Navegador-Portugues

 

— Homenagen da Marinha de 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
Joćo-Rodrigues Cabrilho
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 EraExplorationWaterways & 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); Cabrillo’s 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 Lighthouse
The Cabrillo Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 21, 2006
2. The Cabrillo Monument
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(about 700 feet away); Harbor 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
 
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
Joćo Rodrigues Cabrilho image. Click for full size.
By Usps, 1992
6. Joćo Rodrigues Cabrilho
US Postal Service First Class Postage Stamp, 1992
 
 
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.

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