Anza Trail Blog

Tag = Historic Sites

Learning about the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Tagged as:   Alameda County , Historic Sites , Santa Clara County

Staff from the National Park Service Pacific West Region HQ left their skyscraper office and took a learning tour of the Juan… Read more »

Art Walk Brings Students Through Oakland History

Tagged as:   Alameda County , Art , California , Historic Sites , youth

This week students brought art and history together for a unique walk to Oakland's Peralta Hacienda, a certified site of the Juan… Read more »

Daughters of the American Revolution Unveil Anza Marker in Morgan Hill

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Santa Clara County , Volunteers , history

The California State Society Daughters of the American Revolution (CSSDAR) has commemorated the Anza Expedition with a new marker at the expedition’s… Read more »

Tubac Presidio's Shaw Kinsley Receives Top Honor

Tagged as:   Arizona , Historic Sites

Shaw Kinsley, director of the Tubac Presidio State Historic Park, received the Al Merito Award – the highest honor The Arizona Historical contributions and who serve as… Read more »

Destination: Alamos, Sonora, Mexico!

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , Mexico

On  May 9, 1775, Juan Bautista de Anza left Alamos, Sonora, with an army, horses, cattle, and mules loaded with supplies bound for… Read more »

Las Lagunas de Anza Certified an Official Site of the Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Arizona , Historic Sites , Nature , Santa Cruz County

Las Lagunas de Anza, a Nogales, Ariz., wetland restored and managed by the Santa Fe Ranch Foundation, was designated an official Certified… Read more »

5th Annual Anza Days Coming to Mission San Gabriel March 15

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Los Angeles County , Missions , Volunteers , living history

Presents the th Anza Days at Mission San Gabriel Sunday, March 15, 201510AM - 3PM San Gabriel Mission 428 South Mission Drive San… Read more »

Junior Ranger Francesca’s Travels on the Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , youth

This past Labor Day weekend, intrepid Junior Ranger Francesca, a 5th-grader from New Mexico, traveled the Anza Trail with her father to… Read more »

Anza Days 2014 is Coming! Highlights Include New Exhibits at La Canoa

Tagged as:   Arizona , Historic Sites , Pima County , Pinal County , Santa Cruz County , Volunteers , living history

The Raúl M. Grijalva Canoa Ranch Conservation Park, or Canoa Ranch as it is commonly known, is the newest addition to the… Read more »

Experiencing Los Angeles and the Walk of the Pobladores

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Los Angeles County

As a park ranger I’ve really become an enthusiast for long walks, and I mean all sorts of long treks, from hiking… Read more »

Anza Trail Walk in the Southland

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Los Angeles County , Recreation Trail , hiking

Hike the Anza Trail through the Whittier Narrows to Old Mission San Gabriel In sprawling East Los Angeles County, nature, history, and… Read more »

South Pasadena Woman's Love of History Brings New Anza Trail Exhibit to San Gabriel

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Los Angeles County , Volunteers

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, at 1PM, youth participating in the San Gabriel Mission's annual mission model contest will take a break… Read more »

Got a Good Story? I’ll Give You 45 Seconds

Tagged as:   Historic Sites

You know that wayside exhibit panel you’ve been toiling over the past year? The one that captures your passion and love for… Read more »

Sonora Shines During Anza Society Conference

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , Mexico , history

On March 8, 2014, the Anza Society, in conjunction with Mayor Vidal Vasquez Chacon of Arizpe, Sonora, and other Mexican community leaders… Read more »

Presidio of San Francisco Unveils Anza Trail Improvements

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , Recreation Trail , San Francisco County , hiking

The Presidio of San Francisco is a major landmark along the 1,200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail. It was here… Read more »

Arizpe, Sonora, Plans Exhumation of Colonel Anza's Remains

Tagged as:   Historic Sites , Mexico

A Q&A with Anza Society President Phil Valdez, Jr.: Q: 2014 is going to see some exciting developments in Arizpe, Sonora, as… Read more »

Restoring Healthy Wetlands Along the Anza Trail

Tagged as:   Arizona , California , Historic Sites , Nature , San Francisco County , Santa Cruz County

The Anza Trail is bookended by a lake and a wetland. Symbols of life and sustenance, they served as the southernmost and… Read more »

Roberto-Sunol Adobe Acquired by California Pioneers of Santa Clara County

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Santa Clara County

San Jose has only two extant adobes, one of which is the Roberto-Sunol Adobe at 770 Lincoln Avenue in the Willow Glen… Read more »

Stay Where the Anza Expedition Camped

Tagged as:   California , Historic Sites , Missions , Monterey County

There is nothing quite like staying at the Hacienda at Fort Hunter Liggett. It’s like entering several time warps. For starters, it… Read more »