San Diego Presidio Site

San Diego Presidio Site (HM760)

Location: San Diego, CA 92103 San Diego County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 45.569', W 117° 11.648'

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Soldiers, sailors, Indians, and Franciscan missionaries from New Spain occupied the land at Presidio Hill on May 17, 1769 as a military outpost. Two months later, Fr. Jun?pero Serra established the first San Diego Mission on Presidio Hill. Officially proclaimed a Spanish Presidio on January 1, 1774, the fortress was later occupied by a succession of Mexican forces. The Presidio was abandoned in 1837 after San Diego became a pueblo.
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HM NumberHM760
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.
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Marker Number59
Year Placed1992
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in Cooperation with The San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus (August 8, 1992)
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 6:45pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 481815 N 3624640
Decimal Degrees32.75948333, -117.19413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.569', W 117° 11.648'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 34.14" N, 117° 11' 38.88" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858, 760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2699-2781 Presidio Dr, San Diego CA 92103, US
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