CABRILLO LANDING SITE

Historical Landmark

Description:
Seeking the mythical Strait of Anián (the Northwest Passage) for Spain, on September 28, 1542, Iberian navigator Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo brought his three ships to Ballast Point, the first European landing on the coast of Alta California.


Registration Date: 12/6/1932

Location:
City: San Diego
County: San Diego

Directions:
Base of Ballast Point, S end of Rosecrans St, where historic markers are on a half circle, U.S. Naval Submarine Base, San Diego


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