Millbrae in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First Camp After Discovery of San Francisco Bay
First made a State Registered Historical Landmark No.27, June 15, 1932, this site was rededicated as a U.S.A. Bicentennial Project of San Andreas Lake Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution and the City of Millbrae, California on November 6, 1976
Location granted by the State of California
Monument Base of Serpentine Rock, Official State Rock of California, Furnished by the San Francisco Water Department.
Erected 1976 by San Andreas Lake Chapter-DAR, San Francisco Water Department and The City of Millbrae. (Marker Number 27.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, California Historical Landmarks, the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Gaspar de Portolá Expedition series lists.
Location. 37° 35.337′ N, 122° 24.788′ W. Marker is in Millbrae, California, in San Mateo County. Marker is at the intersection of Hillcrest Boulevard and San Andreas Valley Road, on the right when traveling west on Hillcrest Boulevard. Marker is located at the trailhead of the San Andreas Lake Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millbrae CA 94030, 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. The San Andreas Fault (approx. 0.6 miles away); Kohl Mansion (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tanforan Assembly Center Commemorative Garden (approx. 3.2 miles away); Seabiscuit (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Shipboard Landing (approx. 3.3 miles away); Tanforan Racetrack Japanese Assembly Center (approx. 3.3 miles away); Anza Expedition Camp (approx. 3.7 miles away); Burlingame Railroad Station (approx. 3.8 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Additional Campsites of Gaspar de Portola Expedition and Discovery of San Francisco Bay
Also see . . .
1. San Diego History: Gaspar de Portola. (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. California Genealogy: Gaspar de Portola. (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
1. Additional Campsites of the Caspar de Portola Expedition
There are eleven State Registered Historical Landmark sites in San Mateo County depicting the campsites of Caspar de Portola. Not all of them have markers or plaques.
— Submitted January 12, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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