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Name: Arroyo De Cantua
Site Number
: #344
Date Visited: 02/03/2016
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: State Marker
Location: 32398 Dorris Ave, Coalinga, CA 93210
Coordinates36.2472338,-120.3136684
Website: N/A

Description: This was said to be the headquarters of notorious bandit Joaquin Murieta who made a career of terrorizing mining camps and stage operations. He was killed here July 25, 1853 by a posse of state rangers led by Captain Harry Love.