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First Pacific Terminal
Jefferson Davis Highway
Presented To City of San Diego
May 12, 1926
By California Division
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Replaced May 12, 1956
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En homenaje a la expedicion espania
niegrada por los buques
San Salvador, Victoria Y San Miguel
que arribo a San Diego
el 28 de septiembre de 1542
a mando de
Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
quien tomo posesion de estas tierras
en nombre de su Maj…
Piece by piece through many years he acquired these acres, the site of the first Spanish settlement in California. He erected this building. He planted the trees and shrubs and nurtured their growth with tireless devotion, and when the barren hill…
On September 28, 1542, Juan Rodriquez Cabríllo and his crew sailed into this harbor and became first Europeans to set foot on what would later become the west coast of the United States. The exact landing area is not known, but many believe that …
No lighthouse kept vigil over the harbor four centuries ago when Cabrillo sailed into the bay. There were no channel buoys, fog horns, or local charts to guide mariners safely to anchor. Today, however, the Coast Guard and Port of San Diego provid…
He laid the foundation of the National Park Service defining and establishing the policies under which its areas shall be developed and conserved unimpaired for future generations. There will never come and end to the good that he has done.
This monument honors the past and present surfers at Tourmaline Canyon Surfing Park who have embraced its beach, surf and camaraderie. Since the opening of the park in May 1963, Tourmaline's local surfers have shared their time, skills, and wisdom…
1829 Large adobe-block townhouse buiilt by José Antonio Etudillo. Included servants' quarter, work and storage rooms, living and dining rooms, and Roman Catholic chapel.
1884 Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona published, linking the casa …
Lt. George H. Derby U.S.A
1823 — 1861
Humorist, Engineer, and Builder of
the first dike to safeguard San
Diego Bay as a navigable harbor.
San Diego Chapter D.A.R.
San Diego Chapter S.A.R.
Nov. 3, 1962