SANTA CLARA CAMPAIGN TREATY SITE

Historical Landmark

Description:
After an armed confrontation on January 2 and a meeting the following day, Marine Captain Ward Marston, commander of the United States expeditionary force, and Francisco Sánchez, leader of the Mexican-Californian ranchers, agreed to a treaty here on January 7, 1847. U.S. forces were to recognize the rights of the Californians and end seizures of their property.


Registration Date: 9/3/1937

Location:
City: Santa Clara
County: Santa Clara

Directions:
Civic Center Park, NE corner of El Camino Real and Lincoln St, Santa Clara


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