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Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Forster City

Pioneer City & Farm Development

— San Diego County 1878-1882 —

 
 
Forster City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, March 11, 2022
1. Forster City Marker
Inscription.  
Don Juan Forster, developer, died Feb. 1882. The settlers had no legal rights to the land & Forster City was abandoned. Buildings & school were moved to San Juan Capistrano
Dedicated May 16, 1976
 
Erected 1976 by E. Clampus Vitus Squibob Chapter, Congdon "Russ" Cook.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is February 1882.
 
Location. 33° 23.009′ N, 117° 34.889′ W. Marker is in Camp Pendleton, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Old Pacific Highway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Clemente CA 92672, 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. Panhe: Place by the Water (approx. 1.1 miles away); Basilone Road (approx. 1.1 miles away); San Clemente (approx. 3.1 miles away); San Clemente Pier (approx. 3.4 miles away); Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens (approx. 3.4
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miles away); City of San Clemente Lifeguards (approx. 3.4 miles away); San Clemente Island & Catalina Island (approx. 3.4 miles away); La Cristianita (approx. 3˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Pendleton.
 
Also see . . .  Don Juan Forster (San Juan Capistrano Historical Society). (Submitted on January 26, 2022.)
 
Forster City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, April 19, 2015
2. Forster City Marker
Forster City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, April 19, 2015
3. Forster City Marker
Forster City Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, March 11, 2022
4. Forster City Marker
<i>Exterior view of the home of Don Juan Forster at the Mission San Juan Capistrano</i> image. Click for full size.
Charles C. Pierce (courtesy of USC Libraries and the California Historical Society)
5. Exterior view of the home of Don Juan Forster at the Mission San Juan Capistrano
"Photograph of an exterior view of the home of Don Juan Forster at the Mission San Juan Capistrano, [s.d.]. The adobe building is shown at center, in disrepair....Mr. Forster bought the property from the mission. He was born in 1815, in Liverpool, England, a child from a very unpretentious family who grew up to become one of the largest landowners in all of California."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California. This page has been viewed 367 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 14, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.   4. submitted on March 14, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   5. submitted on January 26, 2022. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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