Yuha Well - El Centro, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 32° 46.410 W 115° 40.208
11S E 624552 N 3626960
Quick Description: This plaque is located outside of El Centro, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/15/2011 1:27:12 PM
Waymark Code: WMCA88
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Uncle Alaska
Views: 5

Long Description:
"Known as Santa Rosa de Las Lajas (Flat Rocks), this site was used on March 8, 1774 by the Anza Exploring Expedition, opening the land route from Sonora, Mexico, to Alta California. On December 11 to 15, 1775, the three divisions of Anza's colonizing expedition used this first good watering spot beyond the Colorado River on the way from Sonora to San Francisco."
Marker Number: 1,008.00

Marker Name: Yahu Well

County: Imperial

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 4/24/1993

Location:
At rest stop on I 8


Website: Not listed

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