Wednesday, October 25, 2006

CA Historical Landmark #48

Anza Expedition Camp
California State Historical Landmark #48

The state web site shows this historical landmark at the corner of El Camino Real and Ralston in Burlingame, while the de Anza trail guide for San Mateo County points two blocks west to Heritage Park.

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The Anza Expedition of 1776, on its way up the peninsula to locate sites for the Presidio and Mission of San Francisco, camped here on March 26 at a dry watercourse a short league beyond Arroyo de San Mateo.

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