Portola Trail Campsite (No. 1)

California State Historic Landmark 655

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#655 Portola Trail

Spanish colonization of California began in 1769 with the expedition of Don Gaspar de Portola from Mexico. With Capt. Don Fernando Rivera y Moncada, Lt. Don Pedro Fages, Sgt. Jose Francisco Ortega and Fathers Juan Crespi and Francisco Gomez, he and his party camped near this spot on August 2, 1769, en route to Monterey.

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Elysian Park entrance, NW corner of N Broadway and Elysian Park Dr, Los Angeles.

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