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Juan Bautista De Anza

 
 
Juan Bautista De Anza Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, January 13, 2017
1. Juan Bautista De Anza Marker
Inscription. 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.
Done for the love of California

 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daniel O. McCarthy (within shouting distance of this marker); "Snowshoe" Thompson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jedediah Strong Smith (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carthay Circle (approx.
Juan Bautista De Anza Monument image. Click for full size.
By James King, January 13, 2017
2. Juan Bautista De Anza Monument
0.2 miles away); Chester Stock, Ph.D. - Observation Pit (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hancock Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Helms Building (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Citizen Publishing Building (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
Closeup of Bust image. Click for full size.
By James King, January 13, 2017
3. Closeup of Bust
Juan Bautista De Anza Monument image. Click for full size.
By James King, January 13, 2017
4. Juan Bautista De Anza Monument
6310 San Vicente Blvd. in the background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 19, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 166 times since then. 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.
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