SITE OF DE ANZA CAMP, MARCH 1774

Historical Landmark

Description:
On March 16, 1774, Juan Bautista de Anza, explorer and colonizer, led the first non-Indian explorers to cross the mountains into California through this pass (named by him San Carlos) on their way from Tubac, Arizona to Monterey. On December 27, 1775, on a second expedition into California, Anza led through this pass the party of Spaniards from Sonora who became the founders of San Francisco.


Registration Date: 3/29/1933

Location:
City: Anza
County: Riverside

Directions:
On Cary Ranch 609O1 Coyote Canyon Rd, 7 mi SW of Anza


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