EL VADO

Historical Landmark

Description:
This route was opened by Captain Juan Bautista de Anza and Father Francisco Garcés in 1774. Anza's expedition of 1775, a group of 240 soldiers and settlers coming from Sonora to found San Francisco, encamped near El Vado (The Ford) for three days and two nights, December 20-22, 1775.


Registration Date: 3/3/1958

Location:
City: Anza-Borrego
County: San Diego

Directions:
6 mi NW of Borrego Springs on Borrego Springs Rd (dirt), Anza -Borrego Desert State Park, ask at Visitor Center
EL VADO



Back   Return to Listed Resources Listing