#0047 Anza Expedition Camp


#0047 Anza Expedition Camp

Site information:

North side of Arroyo Court, west of Dartmouth Rd, San Mateo

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


Plaque information:

State plaque


Plaque text:

Historic Camp Site

Here on the banks of San Mateo Creek Captain J. B. de Anza camped March 29, 1776, after exploring the peninsula and selecting the sites for the Mission and Presidio of San Francisco. Here also the party of families, soldiers, and priests, on their way to found San Francisco camped for three days, June 24-27, 1776.

Tablet placed by California Centennial Commission. Base furnished by City of San Mateo in cooperation with San Mateo County Historical Association. Dedicated October 16, 1949.

Registered 12/6/1932