La Punta De Los Muertos

California State Historic Landmark 57

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#057 La Punta de Los Muertos
(Dead Men's Point)

Burial site of sailors and marines in 1782 when San Diego Bay was surveyed & charted by Don Juan Pantoja y Arriaga, pilot, and Don Jose Tovar, mate, of the royal frigates "La Princesa" and "La Favorita" under command of Don Agustin de Echeverria.

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No site exists.
Nothing remains of this site.


SE corner of Market St and Pacific Hwy (State Hwy 163), San Diego.

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