#0181 Fremont Peak


#0181 Fremont Peak

Site information:

Fremont Peak State Park, 11 mi S of Hwy 156 via San Juan Canyon Rd

Peak is located in a state park, access limited to hours of operation.


Plaque information:

State plaque located in Abbey Park, SE corner of Fourth and Muckelemi Sts, San Juan Bautista

Peak is accessible at any time.


It seems I smudged the lens right before I took the plaque photos.  Sorry.

Plaque text:

Fremont Peak

In March 1846, Jose Castro, Mexican Military Commander, ordered John C. Fremont from the country, and with Kit Carson and 60 men he moved to top of peak, built entrenchments, raised flag and awaited attack. Bear Flag Incident and Mexican War followed. State Historical Monument.

Department of Public Works - Division of Highways

Registered 3/6/1935