Captain Pedro Fages Trail, 1772
California State Historic Landmark 853
#853 Historical Landmark
Captain Pedro Fages Trail
Fages, Commandante at Monterey, vainly looked for a way across San Francisco Bay, with Juan Crespi, Franciscan missionary, 14 soldiers, a muleteer and an indian servant. He trekked along Carquinez Strait, thence eastward nearly to Antioch, turning back. These first white men to explore what became Contra Costa County passed this point and camped near Danville March 31, 1772.
Nothing remains of this site.
856 Danville Blvd at El Portal, Danville.
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