Historical Markers StoppingPoints.com Historical Markers, Sightseeing & Points of Interest Scenic Roads & Points of Interest
About Us | Photo Gallery | Free Widgets | Featured States | Search Site
Register or Edit LoginRegister
Home California Riverside County County Anza Site of De Anza Camp, March 1774

Site of De Anza Camp, March 1774

On Cary Ranch, 60901 Coyote Canyon Rd, Anza, CA , USA
  California CA State Historical Marker
California State
Historical Marker

On March 16, 1774, Juan Bautista de Anza, explorer and colonizer, led the first non-Indian explorers to cross the mountains into California through this pass (named by him San Carlos) on their way from Tubac, Arizona to Monterey. On December 27, 1775, on a second expedition into California, Anza led through this pass the party of Spaniards from Sonora who became the founders of San Francisco. (7 mi SW of Anza)

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