Arroyo de Cantua

California State Historic Landmark 344

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#344 Arroyo de Cantua
Headquarters of notorious bandit, Joaquin Murieta, killed here July 25, 1858, by posse of state rangers, led by Captain Harry Love. Terrorized mining camps and stage operations during his career.

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No site exists.
No photo exists for this site.


Site is 3 large rocks in foothills SW of Cantur Creek Bridge; plaque is on State Hwy 198, 9 mi N of Coalinga.

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