Captain Don Gaspar de Portola

Captain Don Gaspar de Portola (HM175W)

Location: Monterey, CA 93940 Monterey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 36.103', W 121° 53.654'

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Captain Don Gaspar de Portola
Of the army of King Carlos III of Spain. First governor of California, 1768-1770. With Father Junipero Serra founded Monterey on June 3, 1770.

Donated by H. M. King Juan Carlos of Spain to the City of Monterey on the Bicentennial of the United States of America.
Fausto Blazquez - Sculptor,

Rededicated by
H. M. King Juan Carlos I of Spain
October 3, 1987
HM NumberHM175W
Year Placed1976
Placed ByH.M. King Juan Carlos I of Spain
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 4:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 598899 N 4051260
Decimal Degrees36.60171667, -121.89423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 36.103', W 121° 53.654'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 36' 6.18" N, 121° 53' 39.24" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Portola Plaza, Monterey CA 93940, US
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