The Discovery of Santa Monica

The Discovery of Santa Monica (HM2EMX)

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N 34° 1.073', W 118° 30.163'

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by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo

—on October 8, 1542 —

In commemoration of the 400th anniversary of the discovery of Santa Monica by Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo on October 8, 1542, this tablet is erected and dedicated by the Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West, with the cooperation of the Santa Monica Historical Society.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Year Placed1942
Placed ByThe Historic Landmarks Committee, Native Sons of the Golden West. With the cooperation of the Santa Monica Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, February 28th, 2019 at 1:03pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 361250 N 3765156
Decimal Degrees34.01788333, -118.50271667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 1.073', W 118° 30.163'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 1' 4.38" N, 118° 30' 9.78" W
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