Winterhaven in Imperial County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Fray Francisco Hermenegildo Garcés
Born April 12, 1738, Died July 19, 1781
His faith was unshakeable; his hope tranquil; his charity joyous; his zeal triumphant.
Location. 32° 43.831′ N, 114° 36.933′ W. Marker is in Winterhaven, California, in Imperial County. Marker is on Quechan Drive 0.1 miles north of Quechan Road, on the left when traveling north. The Mission is on top of a bluff bypassed by Quechan Drive. It can be walked to, and there is sidewalk and trail from the Yuma Crossing Park, or one can park in the Quechan Tribal Museum area left turn on Picacho Road from Quechan Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 350 Picacho Road, Winterhaven CA 92283, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Mission La Purisima Concepcion, 1780-1781 (here, next to this marker); Fort Yuma (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ocean-to-Ocean Highway Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away in Arizona); A Memorial to the Inmates Who Died at the Arizona Territorial Prison Hotel San Carlos (approx. 0.4 miles away in Arizona); Commanding Officer's Quarters & Kitchen (approx. 0.4 miles away in Arizona); Quartermaster Depot Water Reservoir (approx. 0.4 miles away in Arizona); Office of the U. S. Army Depot Quartermaster (approx. 0.4 miles away in Arizona). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winterhaven.
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