PORTOLA TRAIL CAMPSITE II


The expedition of Don Gaspar de Portolá from Mexico passed this way en route to Monterey to begin the Spanish colonization of California. With Captain Don Fernando Rivera y Moncada, Lieutenant Don Pedro Fages, Sergeant José Francisco Ortega, and Fathers Juan Crespí and Francisco Gómez, Portolá and his party camped near this spot on August 3, 1769.

Designation:
• Gaspar de Portola Expedition
• State Historical Site (665)
Visited: 09/07/2015
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