Juan Bautista de Anza

Juan Bautista de Anza (HM176R)

Location: Monterey, CA 93940 Monterey County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 35.718', W 121° 53.341'

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1734 - 1788

A native of Mexico de Anza left Tubac, Culiagan October 23, 1775 with a party of 240 together with horses, mules and beeves. Arrived Monterey March 10, 1776 with loss but one person. Journey of 1600 miles made under conditions of drought, snow and rain. Acknowledged to be earliest, most intrepid explorer and colonizer on North American continent.
HM NumberHM176R
Series This marker is part of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.
Year Placed1949
Placed ByCalifornia Centennial Commission and Native Daughters of the Golden West
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 4:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 599374 N 4050553
Decimal Degrees36.59530000, -121.88901667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 35.718', W 121° 53.341'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 35' 43.08" N, 121° 53' 20.46" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 573-599 Fremont St, Monterey CA 93940, US
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