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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

San Gregorio

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, November 14, 2009
1. San Gregorio Marker
Inscription. Somewhere in this narrow valley, perhaps on this very spot, the Anza Expeditions of 1774 and 1775 made their camps. Water for the 240 people and over 800 head of stock on the 1775 march was obtained from a series of wells, deeper than the height of a man, dug into the sandy bottom of the wash.
 
Erected 1959 by California State Park Commission in Cooperation with the Borrego Springs Chamber of Commerce. (Marker Number 673.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 33° 13.323′ N, 116° 16.205′ W. Marker is in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California, in San Diego County. Touch for map. Marker is located on an un-named dirt road withing the boundaries of the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Borrego Springs CA 92004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peg Leg Smith (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Anza Trail (approx. 11 miles away); Los Puertecitos (approx. 11.1 miles away); Santa Catarina (approx. 14.3 miles away); Butterfield Overland Mail Route (approx. 15 miles away).
 
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San Gregorio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, November 14, 2009
2. San Gregorio Marker
San Gregorio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, November 14, 2009
3. San Gregorio Marker
San Gregorio image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, November 14, 2009
4. San Gregorio
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By Michael Kindig, November 14, 2009
5. San Gregorio
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 431 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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