California Historic Landmarks

Portola Expedition Camp

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Landmark Number: 26
Location: San Gregorio State Beach, State Highway 1 0.1 South of State Highway 84, San Mateo County
Marker Plaque: Official State Plaque


The Portola Expedition of 1769 camped near the San Pedro Creek, where there was an Indian village, from October 31 to November 3. To that camp scouting parties brought news of a body of water to the east.
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Official state marker plaque.



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