Top of Grapevine Pass, Where Don Pedro Fages Passed in 1772

California State Historic Landmark 283

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#283 Don Pedro Fages
In 1772, Don Pedro Fages, leaving the first written record of explorations in the southern San Joaquin Valley, passed this site, traveling from San Diego to San Luis Obispo via Cajon Pass, Mojave Desert, Hughes Lake, Antelope Valley, Tejon Pass, Canada de Las Uvas (Grapevine Canyon), and Buena Vista Lake.

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On Lebec Rd, 0.6 mi S of Lebec.

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