San Gabriel in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza
Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza by decree of Carlos III of Spain led an expedition to this site - the mission being to colonize the San Francisco Bay Area. De Anza Expedition 1775 - 1776
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail marker series.
Location. 34° 5.798′ N, 118° 6.407′ W. Marker is in San Gabriel, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on South Mission Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located near the historic door of the Mission San Gabriel Archangel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 428 South Mission Drive, San Gabriel CA 91776, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mission San Gabriel Archangel / El Camino Real Door (here, next to this marker); San Gabriel Mission (a few steps from this marker); Old Spanish Trail (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named San Gabriel Mission (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Chapman’s Millrace (within shouting distance of this marker); 1776 Overland Immigration Expedition (within Early California (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ramona Museum of California History (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Gabriel.
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 4, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 425 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 4, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.