Dominguez y Escalante Expedition 1776-1976A worn and hungry band of Spanish explorers made camp at Johnson Wash, six miles to the east, on October 21, 1776. Fathers Dominguez and Escalante called it Santa Barbara. They found no water for horses or the men who were subsisting on meager supplies of pinion nuts and prickly-pear cakes obtained in trade from the local Paiutes.
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|Placed By||Arizona Bicentennial Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, May 28th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 364130 N 4089566|
|Decimal Degrees||36.94236667, -112.52583333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 56.542', W 112° 31.55'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 56' 32.52" N, 112° 31' 33" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near US-89A, Fredonia AZ 86022, US|
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