Gilroy (HMC5F)

Location: Gilroy, CA 95020 Santa Clara County
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N 37° 0.282', W 121° 33.988'

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John Gilroy arrived in Monterey in 1814 on one of the North-West Co. trading ships; "ISAAC TODD," which he deserted. He then fled to the Santa Clara Valley, marrying Maria Clara Ortega and settling on Rancho San Ysidro. His rightful name was John Cameron, but having run away as a minor, he changed it to avoid being arrested and sent back home.
The City of Gilroy was named for this Scot who lived in idle contentment, squandered his wealth and died destitute on July 26, 1869. age 77 years.
Plaque placed with permission of the Gilroy Family.

Dedicated June 13, 1981
Mountain Charlie Chapter No. 1850
E Clampus Vitus.
"Right Wrongs Nobody"
HM NumberHMC5F
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1981
Placed ByMountain Charlie Chapter 1850 E Clampus Vitus,
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 3:40am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] BANOPS  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 627546 N 4096354
Decimal Degrees37.00470000, -121.56646667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 0.282', W 121° 33.988'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 0' 16.92" N, 121° 33' 59.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)408, 805
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7250 Monterey St, Gilroy CA 95020, US
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