San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
In Homage to the Spanish Expedition
integrada por los buques
San Salvador, Victoria y San Miguel
que arribó a San Diego
el 28 de septiembre de 1542
a mando de
Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo
quien tomó posesión de estas tierras
en nombre de su Majestad Católica
Carlos de España
abrienda la ruta maritima que impulsó
el posterior desarrollo de California
La Armada Española
28 de septiembre de 2003
composed of the ships
San Salvador, Victoria, and San Miguel
that arrived at San Diego
on 28th September 1542
under the command of
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
who took possession of these lands
on behalf of his Catholic Majesty
King of Spain
opening the maritime route that led to
the subsequent development of California
The Spanish Navy
September 28, 2003
Erected 2003 by The Spanish Navy.
Location. 32° 40.439′ N, 117° 14.339′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Touch for map. Marker is in Cabrillo National Monument. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92106, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Joao Rodrigues Cabrilho 1542 (here, next to this marker); Cabrillo’s Ships (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Tyng Mather (within shouting distance of this marker); Landing of Cabríllo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Point Loma Lighthouse (about 700 feet away); Harbor Lights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point Loma (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Rosecrans (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Categories. • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers •
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