EL VADO


This route was opened by Captain Juan Bautista de Anza and Father Francisco Garcés in 1774. Anza’s expedition of 1775, a group of 240 soldiers and settlers coming from Sonora to found San Francisco, encamped near El Vado (The Ford) for three days and two nights, December 20-22, 1775.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (634)
• Juan Bautista de Anza Historic Trail
Visited: 02/17/2017
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