Near Bradley in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
De Anza Trek Reinactment
The mochila was passed between
the San Luis Obispo and Monterey
County contingents at this site
on this date commemorating
The United States Bicentennial
Location. 35° 47.628′ N, 120° 45.12′ W. Marker is near Bradley, California, in Monterey County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Nacimiento Road and California Boulevard, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradley CA 93426, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Roberts Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Misión San Antonio de Padua (approx. 2.6 miles away); Original Site Of San Miguel School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Elkhorn Saloon (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lt. Col. John C. Fremont (approx. 4˝ miles away); Mission Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mission Fields (approx. 4.6 miles away); Cross of El Camino Real (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradley.
More about this marker. This markers is located in Camp Roberts at Soldier's Bowl near the stage backdrop.
Regarding De Anza Trek Reinactment. During the United State Bicentennial year(1976) the 1775-1776 De Anza Expedition was re-created by several Arizona and California riding groups. The route took the riders from Tucson, Arizona to San Francisco, California. At several points along the route the riding groups exchange a symbolic 'mochila' or saddlebag.
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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 342 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.