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Gateway To Alta California

The Expedition to San Diego, 1769

The story of the Spanish expedition to found San Diego is told through diary excerpts and the author’s comments, taking the reader day-by-day on the journey through the unexplored, desolate wilderness of northern Baja California. Listed for the first time are the names of all Hispanic members of the expedition party. Full-color maps provide a graphic statement of the journey.

 

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About the Author

Harry W. Crosby

Harry W. Crosby

Harry W. Crosby is a writer and historian whose extensive explorations and archival research have established him as one of the significant authorities on the colorful past of the Californias. His most recent work, Gateway to Alta California: The Expedition to San Diego, 1769 tells of the historic trek which resulted in the founding of San Diego. Other works include The Cave Paintings of Baja California, Antigua California, Portrait of Paloma, and Tijuana: 1964. Crosby is at work on a book Javier Aguilar, which continues the story of Antigua California and Gateway to Alta California.

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