San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1950 by The California Centennials Commission in cooperation with San Diego County Historical Markers Committee, September 2, 1950. (Marker Number 67.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Juan Caspar de Portolá Expedition marker series.
Location. 32° 45.566′ N, 117° 11.771′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of Taylor Street and Presidio Drive, on the right when traveling north on Taylor Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Derby Dike (here, next to this marker); La Playa Trail (here, next to this marker); Fray Junipero Serra (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sylvester Pattie (about 500 feet away); San Diego Presidio Site (about 600 feet away); George White Marston Junipero Serra Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); Women of the Mormon Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Regarding Serra Palm. This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.67
Site of the palm planted in 1769 by Padre Junípero Serra when he arrived at San Diego. Here the four divisions of the Portolá Expedition met on July 1, 1769. The famous 'El Camino Real,' most celebrated trail in California, begins here.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,466 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 5. submitted on April 8, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.