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Near Agra in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Las Flores Asistencia

 
 
Las Flores Asistencia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 7, 2015
1. Las Flores Asistencia Marker
Inscription.  From 1823 to the 1840's, the tile-roofed adobe chapel and hostel at Las Flores, built by Father Antonio Peyrí, served as the asistencia to Mission San Luís Rey and provided comfort to travelers on El Camino Real. The adobe structure and adjacent corral were the site of the April 1838 battle between Juan Bautista Alvarado and Carlos Antonio Carrillo contesting the provincial governorship of Alta California.

California Registered Historical Landmark No. 616

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the U.S. Marine Corps and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus, September 17, 1983
 
Erected 1983 by State Department of Parks and Recreation, the U.S. Marine Corps and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 616.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionExploration. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, the E Clampus Vitus, and the El Camino Real, “The King's Highway” (California) series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1838.
 
Location.
Las Flores Asistencia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 7, 2015
2. Las Flores Asistencia Marker
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33° 17.994′ N, 117° 27.636′ W. Marker is near Agra, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Stuart Mesa Road near Las Pulgas Canyon Road. Marker is located on Camp Pendelton Marine Corps Base, on hill about 1,000 feet West of the Los Flores Adobe historical site. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Pendleton CA 92055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Camino Real Bell (approx. 6 miles away); Retreat Hell! (approx. 6.6 miles away); Boys of '45 (approx. 6.6 miles away); Alligator Marines (approx. 6.7 miles away); Leonardo Cota and Jose Alipas (approx. 6.9 miles away); Santa Margarita Ranch (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Santa Margarita Ranch House Bell (approx. 6.9 miles away); Remember Pearl Harbor (approx. 7.4 miles away).
 
Las Flores Asistencia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 7, 2015
3. Las Flores Asistencia Marker
The remains of Las Flores Asistencia image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., March 7, 2015
4. The remains of Las Flores Asistencia
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 9, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 9, 2015, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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