16 December 1602 - 16 December 2002This date marks the 400th anniversary of the naming of Monterey Bay by Gen. Sebasti?n Vizca?no, commissioned by Don Gasp?r Z??iga y Acevedo, Count of Monte Rey. Near this place, called Acasta and Hummukul by the Ohlone/Constanoan Esselen Nation, Fr. Andr de la Ascensi?n, Fr. Antonio de las Ascensi??n and Fr. Tom de Aquino, three Discalced Carmelite friars on the Vizca?no expedition, celebrated the first Mass in Northern California.
|Placed By||Discalced Carmelite Friars of the Western Province and the City of Monterey|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 12:38am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 598892 N 4051600|
|Decimal Degrees||36.60478333, -121.89426667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 36.287', W 121° 53.656'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 36' 17.22" N, 121° 53' 39.36" W|
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|Area Code(s)||408, 831|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 155 Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Monterey CA 93940, US|
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