Landing Place of Sebastian Vizcaino and Fray Junipero Serra

California State Historic Landmark 128

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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On June 3, 1770, near this spot, Don Gaspar de Portola, soldier, explorer, patriot of Spain, founded the presidio and settlement of Monterey.

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Monterey State Historic Park, SW corner of Artillery and Pacific Sts, Monterey.

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