California Historic Landmarks

Tunitas Beach, Indian Village Site on Portola Route

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Approximate Location of the Indian Village Site
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Landmark Number: 375
Location: Mouth of Tunitas Creek at Tunitas Beach, 1,000 ft west of Hwy 1, 6.8 miles south of Half Moon Bay, San Mateo County
Marker Plaque: none


The Portola Expedition of 1769 discovered this Indian Village on Tunitas Creek in the southwest corner of Rancho Canada de Verde y Arroyo de las Purisima; the Rancho was granted to Jose Maria Alviso in 1838
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