First Holy Mass Celebrated in California

First Holy Mass Celebrated in California (HM1JFL)

Location: San Diego, CA 92106 San Diego County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 41.243', W 117° 14.383'

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This boulder erected November 12, 1932 by Court San Diego de Alcalá, No. 1099 of the Catholic Daughters of America, to commemorate the first Holy Mass celebrated in California, November 12, 1602 upon the arrival on this site of Sebastián Vizcaíno who named the port San Diego in honor of the Feast of Señor San Diego de Alcalá and who was accompanied by three Carmelite Friars,
Fray Andrés de la Asumpción, Fray Antonio de la Ascensión and Fray Tomás de Aquino.
Year Placed1932
Placed ByCourt San Diego de Alcalá, No. 1099 of the Catholic Daughters of America
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 6th, 2015 at 1:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 477528 N 3616656
Decimal Degrees32.68738333, -117.23971667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 41.243', W 117° 14.383'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 41' 14.58" N, 117° 14' 22.98" W
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Area Code(s)619
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Rosecrans St, San Diego CA 92106, US
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