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King City in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

De Anza Expedition 1775-1776

 
 
De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
1. De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker
Inscription. Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza by decree of Carlos III of Spain led an expedition near this site – the mission being to colonize the San Francisco Bay Area.
 
Erected by Bicentennial De Anza Expedition Celebration.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail marker series.
 
Location. 36° 12.41′ N, 121° 8.944′ W. Marker is in King City, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on San Lorenzo Park Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: King City CA 93930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wind Power (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salinas Valley Cookwagon, c. 1888 / Cookwagon (about 700 feet away); La Gloria Schoolhouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mission San Antonio de Padua (approx. 0.8 miles away); Metz Field/ Chapin Int'l Airport (approx. 9.1 miles away); De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776 (approx. 14.4 miles away); First Marriage in California (approx. 14.4 miles away); The Hacienda (approx. 14.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in King City.
 
More about this marker.
De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 21, 2013
2. De Anza Expedition 1775-1776 Marker
This marker is located near the De Anza Building on the grounds of San Lorenzo Park.
 
Categories. ExplorationSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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