#0056 Cabrillo Landing Site


#0056 Cabrillo Landing Site

Site information:

End of Rosecrans St, Point Loma, San Diego

Only military personnel are allowed on base, although there are certain events that allow limited civilian access.

Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Cabrillo Landing Site

Seeking the mythical Strait of Anian (the Northwest Passage) for Spain, on September 28, 1542, Iberian navigator Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo brought his three ships to Ballast Point, the first European landing on the coast of Alta California.

First registered December 6, 1932. Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the U.S. Department of the Navy and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus. September 26, 1992

Registered 12/6/1932