Tip of Ballast Point

California State Historic Landmark 56

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#056 Cabrillo Landing
Seeking the mythical Strait of Anian (The Northwest Passage) for Spain, on September 28, 1542, Iberian navigator Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo brought his three ships to Ballast Point, the first European landing on the coast of Alta California.

Site Photo:

No site exists.


End of Rosecrans St, where the landmark plaques are in a half-circle, US Navy Sub Base, Point Loma.

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Donald Laird