Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Juan Bautista de Anza
Soldier, explorer and discoverer of the overland route from Sonora, Mexico to California. Leader of the first Spanish settlers who came through San Carlos Pass December 1775 on their way to Monterey.
Erected 1927 by Native Sons of the Golden West and Los Angeles Historical Society.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 34° 3.657′ N, 118° 22.065′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on San Vicente Boulevard 0.3 miles south of Wilshire Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The monument is in the park area between 6310 and 6330 San Vicente Boulevard. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Daniel O. McCarthy (within shouting distance of this marker); "Snowshoe" Thompson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jedediah Strong Smith Carthay Circle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Portolá Trail 1769 (approx. half a mile away); Berlin Wall Segments (approx. half a mile away); Chester Stock, Ph.D. - Observation Pit (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hancock Park (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Categories. • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 220 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 19, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.