November 6 -10, 1769Near "El Palo Alto" the tall tree, the Portola Expedition of 63 men and 200 horses and mules camped. They had traveled from San Diego in search of Monterey but discovered instead the Bay of San Francisco. Finding the bay, too large to go around and deciding that Monterey had been by-passed, they ended the search and returned to San Diego.
|Series||This marker is part of the Juan Caspar de Portolá Expedition series|
|Placed By||State Department of Parks and Recreation, Portola Expedition Bicentennial Foundation|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 11:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 573331 N 4144880|
|Decimal Degrees||37.44786667, -122.17095000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 26.872', W 122° 10.257'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 26' 52.32" N, 122° 10' 15.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||650, 510, 408, 415|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-199 Alma St, Menlo Park CA 94025, US|
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