La Cienega Mud Springs, Birthplace of San Dimas

La Cienega Mud Springs, Birthplace of San Dimas (HMX9)

Location: San Dimas, CA 91773 Los Angeles County
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N 34° 6.192', W 117° 47.91'

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La Cienega—Mud Springs, Los Angeles - San Bernardino - Sonora RoadStage Station and campground. A place favored by the Indians. Near here in 1774 and 1776Juan Bautisa de Anza—trailblazer, colonizer—and his followers passed on their way from Sonora, Mexico to Monterrey, California. And on November 12 1826 Jedediah Strong Smith, trader, trapper, pathfinder, one of the most heroic pioneers of the nation, and the first American to make his way overland to California,camped with his fearless band of trappers near this spot on his way to Mission San Gabriel.

Erected by the Pomona Valley historical society and the Service Organizations of San Dimas.Dedicated in 1939.
HM NumberHMX9
Series This marker is part of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail series
Year Placed1993
Placed BySan Dimas Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 10:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 426348 N 3773886
Decimal Degrees34.10320000, -117.79850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 6.192', W 117° 47.91'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 6' 11.52" N, 117° 47' 54.60" W
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Area Code(s)562, 818, 909, 626
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 507-597 E Arrow Hwy, San Dimas CA 91773, US
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