Holy Ghost Festa

Holy Ghost Festa (HM1RW4)

Location: El Cerrito, CA 94530 Contra Costa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 55.133', W 122° 18.82'

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The Festival of the Holy Ghost was started in Portugal by Queen Izabel to celebrate the end of a famine in 1296. Since the 1920s, Portuguese Americans have gathered in El Cerrito in late June to carry out this annual tradition with a parade, the selection of a new festival queen, and traditional Portuguese food, including sopas.
HM NumberHM1RW4
Placed ByEl Cerrito Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, April 25th, 2016 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 560324 N 4197037
Decimal Degrees37.91888333, -122.31366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 55.133', W 122° 18.82'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 55' 7.98" N, 122° 18' 49.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)510
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11140 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito CA 94530, US
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