Portola Trail Campsite (No. 1)
California State Historic Landmark 655
#655 Portola Trail
Spanish colonization of California began in 1769 with the expedition of Don Gaspar de Portola from Mexico. With Capt. Don Fernando Rivera y Moncada, Lt. Don Pedro Fages, Sgt. Jose Francisco Ortega and Fathers Juan Crespi and Francisco Gomez, he and his party camped near this spot on August 2, 1769, en route to Monterey.
Nothing remains of this site.
Elysian Park entrance, NW corner of N Broadway and Elysian Park Dr, Los Angeles.
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