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By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2012
Arroyo de San Joseph Cupertino Marker
California (Santa Clara County), Cupertino — 800 — Arroyo de San Joseph Cupertino
This arroyo honoring San Joseph, patron saint of flight and students, was first discovered and traversed by Spanish explorers in 1769. On March 25-26, 1776 Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza made it his encampment No. 99 as mapped by his cartographer . . . — Map (db m54025) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Cupertino — Captain Elisha Stephens1804 - 1887 — A True Pioneer
Captain Stephens brought the first wagons over the snow covered Sierra Nevada Truckee Pass with no casualties in the Stephens-Murphy-Townsend party of 1844, arriving at Sutter's Fort with 11 wagons and 51 people plus 2 infants born on the way. . . . — Map (db m24125) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Cupertino — St. Joseph’s CollegeSeptember 10, 1924 – October 17, 1989
This monument marks the former campus of St. Joseph’s College. Established with the primary purpose of training candidates for Catholic Priesthood, the college also educated thousands of young men who entered public service throughout this country . . . — Map (db m58977) HM

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