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FAGES-ZALVIDEA CROSSING

Historical Landmark

Description:
In 1772, Don Pedro Fages, first recorded non-Indian to visit the southern San Joaquin Valley, crossed this spot on his way from San Diego to San Luis Obispo. Near this point crossed Father José María de Zalvidea in 1806, while accompanying the Ruiz expedition in search of mission sites.

Registration Date: 6/27/1938

Location:
City: Mettler
County: Kern

Directions:
On State Hwy 166 (P.M. 19.0), 5.5 mi W of Mettler

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