#47:  Anza Expedition Camp

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





State Plaque



From the plaque:

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.

2009 David Schmitt