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Coalinga in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Arroyo de Cantua

14 Miles

 
 
Arroyo de Cantua Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
1. Arroyo de Cantua Marker
Inscription.
Headquarters of the notorious bandit
Joaquin Murieta. Killed here July 25,
1853 by a posse of state rangers led
Captain Harry Love. Terrorized
mining camps and stage operations
during his career.

Historical Landmark No. 344.
Department of Public Works - Division of Highways

 
Erected by Department of Public Works - Division of Highways. (Marker Number CHL 344.)
 
Location. 36° 14.658′ N, 120° 18.893′ W. Marker is in Coalinga, California, in Fresno County. Marker is on California Route 33 (198 0.1 miles south of Dorris Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Arroyo de Cantua (approx. 0.2 miles away); Harry S. Watanabe (approx. 6.6 miles away); “Wooden Walking Beam” (approx. 6.6 miles away); Coalinga Union High School (approx. 7.4 miles away); Motte Fountain (approx. 7½ miles away); Bob’s 76 Service
Arroyo de Cantua Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 22, 2013
2. Arroyo de Cantua Marker
(approx. 7½ miles away); Coalinga Carnegie Library (approx. 7.6 miles away); Grammar School (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coalinga.
 
More about this marker. An identical marker is located on Dorris Road approximately 0.1 miles east of the Highway 33 (189) intersection. See the "Nearby Marker" for additional photos and information.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 361 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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