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Avila Beach in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sailing Ship Anchor

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 22, 2018
1. Sailing Ship Anchor Marker
Inscription.
Circa 1850

Found by
Marion Shinn
While Diving
Here in 1977

 
Location. 35° 10.29′ N, 120° 45.385′ W. Marker is in Avila Beach, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on Avila Beach Drive near Diablo Canyon Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3950 Avila Beach Drive, Avila Beach CA 93424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Harford Wharf & Pacific Coast Railway (here, next to this marker); Port San Luis (within shouting distance of this marker); Port Harford Pier (approx. mile away); Point San Luis Light Station (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pier Into The Past (approx. one mile away); Pacific Coast Railway (approx. 8.8 miles away); Carnegie City Library (approx. 9.1 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Avila Beach.
 
More about this marker. The anchor is located next to the Port San Luis Harbormaster's Office.
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Sailing Ship Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 22, 2018
2. Sailing Ship Anchor Marker
Sailing Ship Anchor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 22, 2018
3. Sailing Ship Anchor Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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