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Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frivlas
N 37° 21.155 W 121° 57.238
10S E 592641 N 4134499
Quick Description: The former site of the signing of a treaty in 1847.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/16/2006 8:47:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMCTW
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 29

Long Description:
After an armed confrontation on January 2 and a meeting the following day, Marine Captain Ward Marston, commander of the United States expeditionary force, and Francisco Sánchez, leader of the Mexican-Californian ranchers, agreed to a treaty here on January 7, 1847. U.S. forces were to recognize the rights of the Californians and end seizures of their property.

Today this site is occupied by Civic Center Park.
Marker Number: 260.00

Marker Name: Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site

County: Santa Clara

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 09/20/1980

Location:
Civic Center Park, NE corner of El Camino Real and Lincoln St, Santa Clara


Website: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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