La Carpinteria (1769)

La Carpinteria (1769) (HMY4F)

Location: Carpinteria, CA 93013 Santa Barbara County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 23.844', W 119° 31.069'

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The Chumash Indian Village of "Mishopshnow," discovered by Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, August 14, 1542, was located one-fourth of mile southwest of here. Fray Juan Crespi of the Gaspar de Portola expedition named it "San Roque," August 17, 1769. Portola's soldiers, observing the Indians building wooden canoes, called the village, "La Carpinteria"—the Carpenter Shop.
HM NumberHMY4F
Series This marker is part of the Juan Caspar de Portolá Expedition series
Marker Number535
Placed ByCounty of Santa Barbara in cooperation with the California State Park Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 10:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 268546 N 3809094
Decimal Degrees34.39740000, -119.51781667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 23.844', W 119° 31.069'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 23' 50.64" N, 119° 31' 4.14" W
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Area Code(s)805
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 956 Maple Ave, Carpinteria CA 93013, US
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