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Don Pedro Fages Expedition

DON PEDRO FAGES EXPEDITION 

THIS MARKER DESIGNATES THE AREA WHERE ON
MARCH 27, 1772 A SCIENTIFIC TEAM UNDER THE
AUSPICES OF THE EMPIRE OF SPAIN STOPPED ON
STRAWBERRY CREEK TO INCLUDE AN OBSERVATION
OF WHAT IS NOW KNOWN AS GOLDEN GATE.
ACCORDING TO JUAN CRESPI, DIARIST, THE FIRST
SIGHTING WAS MARKED AT MILLS COLLEGE, SECOND
AT COLLEGE OF ARTS AND CRAFTS.
PLACED SEPTEMBER 16, 1978
BY
DISTRICT IV
CALIFORNIA STATE SOCIETY
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

 

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