ARROYO DE CANTUA

Historical Landmark

Description:
This was said to be the headquarters of notorious bandit Joaquin Murieta who made a career of terrorizing mining camps and stage operations. He was killed here July 25, 1853 by a posse of state rangers led by Captain Harry Love.


Registration Date: 8/8/1939

Location:
City: Coalinga
County: Fresno

Directions:
Site is three large rocks in foothills SW of Cantua Creek Bridge, plaques located on State Hwy 198, 9 mi N of Coalinga


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