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San Clemente in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Cristianita

 
 
La Cristianita Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, June 18, 2006
1. La Cristianita Marker
Inscription. Two miles inland from this point, in Los Cristianitos Valley, the first Christian baptism in Alta California was performed by Padre Francisco Gómez, a member of the Portolá Expedition, in 1769.
 
Erected 1957 by California State Park Commission in co-operation with Orange County. (Marker Number 562.)
 
Location. 33° 25.693′ N, 117° 36.582′ W. Marker is in San Clemente, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Avenida Presidio. Touch for map. plaque in San Clemente Civic Center, in the parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Avenida Presidio, San Clemente CA 92672, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pablo Pryor Adobe-Hide House ( approx. 4.9 miles away); Don Hansen, Dana Wharf Sportfishing ( approx. 5.2 miles away); Dana Point ( approx. 5.2 miles away); Egan House ( approx. 5.8 miles away); "El Adobe de Capistrano" ( approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
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La Cristianita Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, June 18, 2006
2. La Cristianita Marker
Brass Plaque Adjacent image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, June 18, 2006
3. Brass Plaque Adjacent
La Cristianita Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, December 22, 2012
4. La Cristianita Marker
La Cristianita Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, December 22, 2012
5. La Cristianita Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 20, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 2,773 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 20, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California.   4, 5. submitted on December 26, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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