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Concord in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

De Anza Expedition 1775-1776

 
 
De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 1, 2020
1. De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker
Inscription.  Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza by decree of Carlos III of Spain led an expedition near this site - the mission being to colonize the San Francisco Bay Area
 
Erected 1976 by Concord Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail series list.
 
Location. 37° 59.783′ N, 122° 2.563′ W. Marker is in Concord, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Grant Street south of Olivera Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Concord CA 94520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bolla House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Alves House (approx. 1.2 miles away); Neustaedter House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Elworthy House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bibber House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Barnett House
De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, September 1, 2020
2. De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker - wide view
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Fire Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away); Perry House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Concord.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located in the southern part of Hillcrest Community park, adjacent to the Fernando Pacheco Adobe. The monument on which the marker is mounted is easily visible from Grant Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 1, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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