Site of Mission La Purisima Concepcion, 1780-1781

Site of Mission La Purisima Concepcion, 1780-1781 (HMVKT)

Location: Yuma, AZ 85364 Yuma County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 43.831', W 114° 36.933'

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In October 1780, Father Francisco Garces and companions began Mission La Purisima Concepcion. The mission/pueblo site was inadequately supported, colinists ignored Indian rights, usurped the best lands and destroyed Indian crops. Completely frustrated and disappointed, the Quechans (Yumas) and their allies destroyed Concepcion in July 17-19, 1781
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HM NumberHMVKT
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series, and the Markers Attached to Sculpture series.
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Marker Number350
Year Placed1982
Placed ByCalifornia Parks & Recreation, Quechan Tribe, Catholic Archdiocese of San Diego, Imperial Valley Pioneers and Squibob Chapter, E. Clampus VItus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 3:26pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 723447 N 3623927
Decimal Degrees32.73051667, -114.61555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.831', W 114° 36.933'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 49.86" N, 114° 36' 55.98" W
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Area Code(s)928
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 450 Quechan Dr, Yuma AZ 85364, US
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