Montebello in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Battle of the Rio San Gabriel
January 3, 1847, was fought the
Battle of the
Rio San Gabriel
between American forces commanded by Capt.
Robert F. Stockton, U.S. Navy, Commander-in-
chief, Brig. Gen. Stephen W. Kearney, U.S. Army,
and Californians commanded by General
Jose Maria Flores.
Structure erected by the City of Montebello,
plaque placed by Board of Supervisors of
the County of Los Angeles, June 8, 1944.
Historical Landmark No. 385
California State Park Commission
Erected 1944 by the City of Montebello & the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors. (Marker Number 385.)
Location. 33° 59.526′ N, 118° 6.679′ W. Marker is in Montebello, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Buff Road north of Washington Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Montebello CA 90640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Casa de Rancho San Antonio (approx. 1.9 miles away); Casa de Governor Pío Pico Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Speedee McDonald's Store (approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Mission San Gabriel (approx. 3½ miles away); Reform School for Juvenile Offenders (approx. 3.7 miles away); Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree (approx. 4 miles away); Hathaway Ranch (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Montebello.
Also see . . . Battle of the Rio San Gabriel. (Submitted on December 28, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Categories. • Hispanic Americans • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,466 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.