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San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Fremont Peak

← 11 Miles

 
 
Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
1. Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker
Inscription.  In March 1846, Jose Castro, Mexican Military Commander, ordered John C. Fremont from the country, and with Kit Carson and 60 men he moved to top of peak, built entrenchments, raised flag and awaited attack. Bear Flag Incident and Mexican War followed. State Historical Monument.
 
Erected by Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number 181.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmark series list.
 
Location. 36° 50.685′ N, 121° 32.375′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Marker is on Muckelemi Street, on the left when traveling west. Plaque located in Abbey Park. Park located at southeast corner of 4th and Muckelemi Streets in San Juan Bautista. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Safety Follows Wisdom (within shouting distance of this marker); City of San Juan Bautista (about 700 feet away,
Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
2. Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker
measured in a direct line); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Native Daughters Adobe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Settler's Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Progress Becomes History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans of the World War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marentis House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
3. Fremont Peak – 11 Mile Marker Marker
John Charles Fremont Marker image. Click for more information.
By Syd Whittle, January 11, 2009
4. John Charles Fremont Marker
Located at the trail head of Fremont Peak Trail - Fremont Peak State Park

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,450 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on May 20, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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