Name: Outermost Point in the South San Joaquin Valley (Visited by Padre Garces in 1776)
Site Number: #371
Date Visited: 07/19/2015
Other Designation: None
Plaque Status: Private Plaque
Location: 325 CA-223, Arvin, CA 93203
Description: Padre Garcés, first recorded non-Indian to visit this locality, came in April of 1776, seeking a new route from Mexico to California. His epic journey covered more than two thousand miles of uncharted wilderness, opening trails that later became highways and railroads.