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Carpinteria in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

La Carpinteria (1769)

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
1. La Carpinteria (1769) Marker
Inscription. The Chumash Indian Village of "Mishopshnow," discovered by Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, August 14, 1542, was located one-fourth of mile southwest of here. Fray Juan Crespi of the Gaspar de Portola expedition named it "San Roque," August 17, 1769. Portola's soldiers, observing the Indians building wooden canoes, called the village, "La Carpinteria"--the Carpenter Shop.
 
Erected by County of Santa Barbara in cooperation with the California State Park Commission. (Marker Number 535.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Caspar de Portolá Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 34° 23.553′ N, 119° 30.655′ W. Marker is in Carpinteria, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of Carpinteria Avenue and Arbol Verde Street, on the right when traveling east on Carpinteria Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5579-5599 Carpinteria Avenue, Carpinteria CA 93013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named La Carpinteria (1769) (approx. half a mile away); Santa Barbara Veterans' Memorial Building (approx. 10.4 miles away);
La Carpinteria (1769) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
2. La Carpinteria (1769) Marker
Sambo's Birthplace (approx. 10.4 miles away); Burton Mound (approx. 10.4 miles away); Trussell-Winchester Adobe (approx. 10.7 miles away); Casa Covarrubas (approx. 10.8 miles away); Santa Barbara Presidio (approx. 10.8 miles away); The Rochin Adobe (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Categories. ExplorationHispanic AmericansNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 16, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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