San Miguel in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lt. Col. John C. Fremont
Fremont's march from San Juan Bautista to San Fernando brought about the Cahuenga Capitulation January 13, 1847, ending the Mexican War in California.
Erected 1930 by Native Sons/Native Daughters of the Golden West & Paso Robles Women's Club.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 35° 44.733′ N, 120° 41.817′ W. Marker is in San Miguel, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on Mission Street. This marker is in Fr. Reginald Memorial Park, on Mission Street between San Luis Obispo Road and 9th Street. Just across San Luis Obispo Road from Mission San Miguel Arcangel. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Miguel CA 93451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mission Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mission Fields (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cross of El Camino Real Mission San Miguel Arcangel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fr. Fidelis Wieland, O.F.M (approx. ¼ mile away); Elkhorn Saloon (approx. 0.4 miles away); Original Site Of San Miguel School (approx. 0.4 miles away); San Miguel Cemetery District (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel.
More about this marker. The arrow on top of the monument points to the hillside in question but trees in the neighborhood now obscure the view from this location in all but the leafless winter months.
Categories. • Military • War, Mexican-American •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 618 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 3, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.