Anza Expedition Camp
California State Historic Landmark 47
#047 Historic Camp Site
Here on the banks of San Mateo Creek Captain J. B. de Anza
camped, March 29, 1776, after exploring the peninsula and selecting the sites
for the mission and presidio of San Francisco. Here also the party of
families, soldiers, and priests, on the way to found San Francisco, camped for
three days, June 24-27, 1776.
Nothing remains of this site.
From El Camino Real (State Hwy 82), go W one block on W 3rd Ave, turn N on
Arroyo Court, go 1/2 block and turn left; plaque is 300 ft W, San Mateo.
Return to other landmarks in San Mateo county.
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