Los Puertecitos

Los Puertecitos (HMYT5)

Location: Borrego Springs, CA 92004 San Diego County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 8.395', W 116° 6.299'

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Juan Bautista De Anza's expedition marched through this little pass December 19, 1775. On its way to strengthen Spanish colonization in California. Many of the 240 members of the party were recruited from Mexico to be the first residents of San Francisco. They had camped the preceding night somewhere in the wide flats just east of this monument.
HM NumberHMYT5
Series This marker is part of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail series, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series.
Marker Number635
Year Placed1959
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with Cuyamaca Parlor No. 298, Native Sons of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:27pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 583477 N 3667154
Decimal Degrees33.13991667, -116.10498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 8.395', W 116° 6.299'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 8' 23.70" N, 116° 6' 17.94" W
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Area Code(s)760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21501 Unnamed Road, Borrego Springs CA 92004, US
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