Friday, March 30, 2012

California Historical Landmark #260

Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site
California State Historical Landmark #260

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This landmark is located in Civic Center Park at the northeast corner of El Camino Real and Lincoln Streets, Santa Clara, California. There are 42 other California State Historical Landmarks in Santa Clara County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 37° 21.155 W 121° 57.238.

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California Historical Landmark #260

After an armed confrontation on January 2 and a meeting the following day, Marine Captain Ward Marston, commander of the United States expeditionary force, and Francisco Sánchez, leader of the Mexican-Californian ranchers, agreed to a treaty here on January 7, 1847. U.S. forces were to recognize the rights of the Californians and end seizures of their property.

California Historical Landmark #260

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