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Gold Beach in Curry County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
 

Cape San Sebastian

 
 
Cape San Sebastian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2012
1. Cape San Sebastian Marker
Inscription. Spanish navigators were the first to explore the North American Pacific Coast, beginning fifty years after Columbus discovered the western continents. Sebastian Vizciano saw this cape in 1603 and named it after the patron saint of the day of his discovery. Other navigators, Spanish, British, and American followed a century and a half later.
 
Erected by Oregon Travel Experience.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Oregon Beaver Boards marker series.
 
Location. 42° 20.039′ N, 124° 25.108′ W. Marker is in Gold Beach, Oregon, in Curry County. Marker is on Oregon Coast Hwy (U.S. 101), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gold Beach OR 97444, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conflict at Pistol River (approx. 3.9 miles away); Gold Beach Ranger Station (approx. 4.7 miles away); Gold Beach (approx. 5.7 miles away); Patterson Bridge (approx. 6.1 miles away); Mary D. Hume (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Exploration
 
Cape San Sebastian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2012
2. Cape San Sebastian Marker
Cape San Sebastian Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, September 1, 2012
3. Cape San Sebastian Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 25, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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