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Tubac in Santa Cruz County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Juan Bautista de Anza

1734 - 1788

 
 
Juan Bautista de Anza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, March 24, 2019
1. Juan Bautista de Anza Marker
Inscription.  Captain Juan Bautista de Anza, son and grandson of Presidial Captains of New Spain, was commander of the Tubac Presidio from 1759 to 1775, the year in which he lead an overland expedition to California to found San Francisco. In 1777 he became Governor of New Mexico. He is buried in the cathedral at Arispe, Sonora.
 
Erected by Tubac Historical Society and The Arizona Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraExploration. In addition, it is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 31° 36.709′ N, 111° 2.836′ W. Marker is in Tubac, Arizona, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is on Burruel Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the parking area of the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Burruel Street, Tubac AZ 85646, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Presidio of Tubac (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Debrille Poston
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Churches in Tubac (within shouting distance of this marker); Tubac Schools (within shouting distance of this marker); Tubac Presidio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Baca Float Number 3 (about 500 feet away); Tubac (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mission San José de Tumacácori (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tubac.
 
Juan Bautista de Anza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, March 24, 2019
2. Juan Bautista de Anza Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 23, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas.

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