San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The San Andreas Fault Exhibit & El Camino Real Earthquake Walk
Erected 1979 by Mission of San Juan Bautista, U.S. Geological Survey, San Juan Bautista State Historical Park and Citizens of San Juan Bautista.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Science & Medicine. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1909.
Location. 36° 50.753′ N, 121° 32.119′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Marker is located on the grounds of the Mission San Juan Bautista and the San Juan Bautista State Historical Park. Touch for map. Marker Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. El Camino Real (here, next to this marker); Mission San Juan Bautista (within shouting distance of this marker); San Juan Bautista Historic District (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Castro/Breen Adobe and Plaza Hotel (about 400 feet away); Castro - Breen Adobe (about 400 feet away); Progress Becomes History (about 400 feet away); Town Jail (about 500 feet away); De Anza Expedition 1775 – 1776 (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
Also see . . .
1. The San Andreas Fault. The San Andreas Fault, a major California fault line, runs from east of San Diego northward. It passes east of Los Angeles, continues northward east of Monterey. Then passes through the towns of San Juan Bautista and Hollister. It continues northward just west of San Jose, up the San Francisco Penninsula, continues northward and eventually turns west into the Pacific Ocean south of Eureka. (Submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. All About the San Andreas Fault. (Submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
3. Photo of the Fault Scarp at San Juan Bautista. Ground rupture was recorded here in the 1906 earthquake. The field (Submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 5,285 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 15, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.