#0655 Portola Trail Campsite (No. 1)


#0655 Portola Trail Campsite (No. 1)

Site information:

Elysian Park entrance, NW corner of N Broadway and Elysian Park Dr, Los Angeles

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


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

Portola Trail 1769

Spanish colonization of California began in 1769 with the expedition of Don Gaspar de Portolá from Mexico. With Captain Don Fernando Rivera y Moncada, Lieutenant Don Pedro Fages, Sgt. José Francisco Ortega, and Fathers Juan Crespí and Francisco Gómez, he and his party camped near this spot on August 2, 1769, en route to Monterey.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission, in Cooperation with Los Angles Recreation and Park Commission and California Parlor No. 247, Native Daughters of the Golden West, October 12, 1968.

Registered 9/26/1958