San Pasqual Battlefield
State Historic Park - California
San Pasqual Battlefield State Historic Park honors the soldiers who fought in the 1846 Battle of San Pasqual, the bloodiest battle in California during the Mexican-American War. The battle was fought between United States troops under the command of General Stephen Kearny, and the Californio forces under the command of General Andres Pico on December 6, 1846. The 50-acre (200,000 m2) park is next to the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, at San Pasqual Valley Road, south of Escondido, California on Highway 78 in San Diego County.The park is open only on weekends, and features a visitor center with displays about the cultural history of the San Pasqual Valley, exhibits, and a movie about the battle. Living history presentations are held at the park, with volunteers from the San Pasqual Battlefield Volunteer Association.
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Vintage USGS - San Diego - 1950
Vintage 1950 USGS 1:250000 map of San Diego in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Vintage USGS - Santa Ana - 1947
Vintage 1947 USGS 1:250000 map of Santa Ana in California. Published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).