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San Francisco Bay Discovery Site

San Bruno, California
County of San Mateo.
4 miles west of San Bruno
National Register Number: 68000022
Resource type: Site.
The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Certified Local Government: NO
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: In Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1968):
On November 4, 1769, from the crest of this ridge, the main body of the expedition led by Gaspar de Portola first sighted San Francisco Bay, the most important harbor on the Pacific Coast and one of the great anchorages of the world.

Condition:
There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

There are no changes since the last report.


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