Fremont in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Founding of Mission San Jose
Erected 1947 by Native Sons of the Golden West Washington Parlor No. 169.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
Location. 37° 32.006′ N, 121° 55.185′ W. Marker is in Fremont, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Mission Boulevard and Washington Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on Mission Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 43300 Mission Boulevard, Fremont CA 94539, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War II War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (within shouting distance of this marker); Vallejo Homesite (within shouting Mission San José (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Ehrman General Store (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Leland Stanford Winery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mormon Pioneers / Mormon Pioneer Adobes (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fremont.
Also see . . . The Story of Mission San Jose (Mission San Jose). "Mission San Jose was founded on June 11, 1797 by Father Fermin Francisco de Lasuen on a site which was part of a natural highway by way of the Livermore Valley to the San Joaquin Valley. It is the fourteenth of the 21 Spanish Missions in Alta California. They were founded to secure Spain's claim to this land and to teach the native people Christianity and the Spanish way of life...." (Submitted on December 9, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 9, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 9, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.