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Sonoma in Sonoma County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The End of the Mission Trail

1523 – 1823

 
 
The End of the Mission Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 10, 2009
1. The End of the Mission Trail Marker
Inscription.  The Mission Trail marked the three hundred years of Spanish-Mexican settlement. It travelled as far south as Guatemala and traversed Mexico to advance through eleven of our present day United States. In 1823 Mission San Francisco Solano was founded, marking the last and northernmost outpost on the historic trail.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable EventsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 17.62′ N, 122° 27.373′ W. Marker is in Sonoma, California, in Sonoma County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Spain Street and First Street East. The marker is located on the grounds of Mission San Francisco Solano. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sonoma CA 95476, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mission San Francisco Solano Sacred Ground (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission San Francisco Solano (within shouting distance of this marker); Sonoma Barracks (within shouting distance of this marker); Vasquez House
The End of the Mission Trail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 10, 2009
2. The End of the Mission Trail Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Toscano Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Blue Wing Inn (within shouting distance of this marker); Raising of the Bear Flag Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Servants Quarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sonoma.
 
Also see . . .
1. The California Mission Trail. (Submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. The Mission Trail Today. (Submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
The Northernmost El Camino Real Bell image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, January 10, 2009
3. The Northernmost El Camino Real Bell
These bells mark the original El Camino Real (The Kings Highway) from San Diego to Sonoma and this one is placed at this marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 13, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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