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Old Spanish Trail Pacific Zero Mile Marker- San Diego, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2
N 32° 42.917 W 117° 09.702
11S E 484846 N 3619735
Quick Description: This milestone marks the end (or the beginning, depending on which direction you were traveling)of the Old Spanish Trail (auto trail)which began in St. Augustine, Florida
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/3/2010 4:14:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM8AY7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
Views: 39

Long Description:
The Old Spanish Trail spanned the nation from St. Augustine,Florida to San Diego, California. Work began on the highway in 1915. This milestone is located in front of San Diego's downtown Horton Plaza shopping mall. Centennial observances are being planned.
See this website for more information: (visit link)

The milestone indicates:
"PACIFIC MILESTONE
DEDICATED BY
OUR BELOVED PRESIDENT
CALVIN COOLIDGE
NOV. 17, 1923"

On another side it indicates:
"OLD SPANISH TRAIL
ST. AUGUSTINE
FLORIDA
TO
SAN DIEGO
CALIF."

A third side again repeats that it is the Pacific Milestone,

and the fourth side has a plaque which reads:

"THE CITIZENS OF SAN DIEGO
IN DEDICATING THIS PACIFIC MILESTONE
NOVEMBER 17, 1923
HEREIN
GRATEFULLY ACKNOWLEDGE
THE UNERRING EFFORTS OF
COL. ED FLETCHER
ON THE CONSTRUCTION OF
A SOUTHERN
TRANSCONTINENTAL
HIGHWAY"
Submission Criteria:

Important Milestone or Marker


Website with More Information: [Web Link]

Address of Waymark:
324 Horton Plaza
San Diego, CA USA
92101-5481


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