OUTERMOST POINT IN THE SOUTH SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY

(Visited by Padre Garces 1776)


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.

Designation:
• State Historical Site (371)
Visited: 07/19/2015
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