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#665:  Portola Trail Campsite (No. 2)

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Location:

325 South La Cienega Blvd between Olympic and Gregory, Beverly Hills

34.062099,-118.37635

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the Guidebook:

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.



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