PLAZA, SAN DIEGO VIEJO (WASHINGTON SQUARE)

Historical Landmark

Description:
This plaza was established as the center of the Mexican Pueblo of San Diego which elected its first ajuntamiento in 1834. On July 29, 1846, at 4 p.m., Lieutenant Stephen C. Rowan, U.S.N., from the U.S. sloop-of-war Cyane, raised the American flag over the plaza.


Registration Date: 12/6/1932

Location:
City: San Diego
County: San Diego

Directions:
Old Town Plaza (Washington Square), Old Town San Diego State Historic Park


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