1720In June 1720 a Spanish military force led by Sir Pedro de Villasur left Santa Fe, New Mexico, to gather information on French activities near the Missouri River. The force included 45 veteran soldiers, 60 Pueblo Indian allies, some Apache scouts, and a priest. Indian trader Juan L'Archeveque, and Jose Naranjo, a black explorer who had reconnoitered Nebraska's Platte River, accompanied the expedition.
|Series||This marker is part of the Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society series|
|Placed By||Nebraska State Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 12:22pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||14T E 636310 N 4587003|
|Decimal Degrees||41.42303333, -97.36876667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 25.382', W 97° 22.126'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 25' 22.92" N, 97° 22' 7.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||402, 308|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 650-698 Lincoln Highway, Columbus NE 68601, US|
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