#0385 Rio San Gabriel Battlefield


#0385 Rio San Gabriel Battlefield

Site information:

NE corner of Washington Blvd and Bluff Rd, Montebello

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


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Near this site, on January 3, 1847, was fought the

Battle of the Rio San Gabriel

between American forces commanded by Capt. Robert F. Stockton, U.S. Navy, Commander-in-chief, Brig. Gen. Stephen W. Kearney, U.S. Army, and Californians commanded by General Jose Maria Flores.

Structure erected by the City of Montebello, plaque placed by Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles, June 8, 1944.

California State Park Commission

Registered 12/14/1945