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San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

General John C. Fremont

 
 
General John C. Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhammer
1. General John C. Fremont Marker
Inscription.  
and his command of 430 men of the Navy Battalion of Mounted Riflemen encamped near this site December 14-15 1846, on their march, which ended the Mexican regime in California.

Erected 1930 by San Luis Obispo School Children, Native Daughters and History and Landmark Section of the Monday Club.

 
Erected 1930 by San Luis Obispo School Children, Native Daughters and History and Landmark Section of the Monday Club.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1910.
 
Location. 35° 17.002′ N, 120° 39.772′ W. Marker is in San Luis Obispo, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is at the intersection of Osos Street and Mill Street, on the right when traveling south on Osos Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Osos Street, San Luis Obispo CA 93401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Luis Obispo Sesquicentennial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of First County Court House
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(about 600 feet away); “Love” and “Double Joy” (about 700 feet away); J. P. Andrews Building (about 700 feet away); Site of Ah Louis Store (about 800 feet away); Chong's Candy Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Obispo.
 
General John C. Fremont Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 5, 2013
2. General John C. Fremont Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 23, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   2. submitted on November 7, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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