San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano
Commemorating the visit of the officers and men
Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian De Elcano
in homage to their comrades-at-arms who at this place raised and defended the flag of Spain - 1797 to 1821
Dedicado en pax y amistad
San Diego, California, April 1983
Erected 1983 by Fort Guijarros Museum Foundation and the U.S. Navy.
Location. 32° 41.024′ N, 117° 14.215′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is at the intersection of Rosecrans Street and Guijarros Road on Rosecrans Street. Touch for map. This Marker is located inside Naval Base Point Loma. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ballast Point Whaling Station Site (a few steps from this marker); Fort Guijarros Site (a few steps from this marker); Cabrillo Landing (a few steps from this marker); Fort Rosecrans (a few steps from this marker); Moreton Bay Fig (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Post Chapel, Building 213 (approx. 0.3 miles First Holy Mass Celebrated in California (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10 (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration •
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