Bicentennial of the Spanish Expeditions to the Northwest Coasts of America

Bicentennial of the Spanish Expeditions to the Northwest Coasts of America (HM5TR)

Location: Port Alberni, BC V9Y 1T7 Alberni-Clayoquot
Country: Canada

N 49° 14.068', W 124° 48.959'

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1771-1991

[Upper Marker]:
Pedro de Alberni, Captain of the Catalan Volunteers and Commander of the Spanish Establishment at Santa Cruz de Nootka, 1790-1792.

Offered by the Government of Spain on the occasion of the visit of the Spanish training ship "Juan Sebastian el Cano" to the province of British Columbia, April 1991.

[Lower Marker]:
Generalitat de Catalunya

The Autonomous Government of Catalonia joins this bicentennial celebration in remembrance of Captain Pere d'Alberni, who significantly contributed to the creation of an establishment at Nootka Sound, fostering good will between the settlers and the indigenous people. (Born in Tortosa in 1747, died in Monterey, California, in 1802.)
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HM NumberHM5TR
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Year Placed1991
Placed ByGovernment of Spain
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 2:23am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 367802 N 5455107
Decimal Degrees49.23446667, -124.81598333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 49° 14.068', W 124° 48.959'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds49° 14' 4.08" N, 124° 48' 57.54" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1576-1596 Ferry Ramp, Port Alberni BC V9Y 1T7, CA
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