“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, California

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San Diego is the county seat for San Diego County
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park is in San Diego County
      San Diego County (348)  
      Imperial County (51)  
      Orange County (390)  
      Riverside County (174)  
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1California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — 472 — Box Canyon
The old way variously known as Sonora, Colorado River or Southern Emigrant Trail and later as Butterfield Overland Mail Route traversed Box Canyon just east of here. January 19, 1847, the Mormon Battalion, under command of Lt-Col. Philip St G Cooke, . . . Map (db m51580) HM
2California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — Morteros Memories
Of all the food preparation sites associated with tribal villages and camps, the bowl-like mortero (`ehmuu in Kumeyaay) is the most enduring. Sites like this one were natural kitchens. Hour by hour, Kumeyaay women used the . . . Map (db m200090) HM
3California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — 639 — Palm Spring
Here was a palm-studded desert resting place, 1826-1866, for Mexican pioneers, mountain men, the Army of the West, Mormon Battalion, Boundary Commission, Forty-Niners, Railway Survey, Butterfield Overland Mail stages, and California Legion. It was . . . Map (db m51578) HM
4California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — 750 — Peg Leg Smith
Thomas L. Smith, better known as "Peg Leg" Smith, 1801-1866, was a mountain man, prospector, and spinner of tall tales. Legends regarding his lost mine have grown through the years. Countless people have searched the desert looking for its fabulous . . . Map (db m51585) HM
5California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — PictographsWhat Do They Mean?
Like all art, the pictographs painted on desert bedrock along this trail have the power to stir the imagination. What do these symbols mean? Who created them? When and why? It's hard to answer those questions with certainty. Hundreds of . . . Map (db m200083) HM
6California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — 793 — San Felipe
Here the southern trail of explorers, trappers, soldiers, and emigrants crossed ancient trade routes of Kamia, Cahuilla, Diegueno, and Luiseno Indians. On the flat southwest across the creek, Warren F. Hall built and operated the San Felipe home . . . Map (db m51583) HM
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7California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — 673 — San Gregorio
Somewhere in this narrow valley, perhaps on this very spot, the Anza Expeditions of 1774 and 1775 made their camps. Water for the 240 people and over 800 head of stock on the 1775 march was obtained from a series of wells, deeper than the height of . . . Map (db m51575) HM
8California (San Diego County), Anza-Borrego Desert State Park — 634 — The Anza Trail
This route was opened by Captain Juan Bautista de Anza and Father Francisco Garces in 1774. Anza's expedition of 1775, a group of 240 soldiers and settlers being led from Sonora to found San Francisco, encamped near this place El Vado (The Ford), . . . Map (db m51586) HM
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Dec. 4, 2022