San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1996 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the U.S. Navy and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 64.)
Location. 32° 44.054′ N, 117° 13.206′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Farragut Road east of Rosecrans Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2969 Farragut Road, San Diego CA 92106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the North Chapel, Building 208 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Command Center, Building 200 (approx. 0.4 miles away); USS Recruit (approx. half a mile away); Gun Platform No. 1 - 1945 (approx. half a mile away); Ingram Plaza (approx. half a mile away); Gun Platform No. 2 - 1945 (approx. half a mile away); Spanish Landing (approx. 0.8 miles away); Chinese Fishing and Shipbuilding Site (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Regarding El Desembarcadero. El Desembarcadero was one of the first landmarks designated during the first year of the landmark program. The site was recognized as the landing place for small boats carrying freight and passengers to Old San Diego. It was also believed to be the place visited in 1769 by the crews of the San Antonio and San Carlos in their search for fresh water. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
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