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Arroyo De Cantua

Site is three large rocks in foothills SW of Cantua Creek Bridge, plaques located on State Hwy 198, 9 mi N of Coalinga, Coalinga, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 36° 14' 43.6056", -120° 18' 55.0008"
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This was said to be the headquarters of notorious bandit Joaquin Murieta who made a career of terrorizing mining camps and stage operations. He was killed here July 25, 1853 by a posse of state rangers led by Captain Harry Love.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
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