Anza Expedition Camp

California State Historic Landmark 47

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#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.

Site Photo:

No site exists.
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.

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