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Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

El Teatro Campesino holds a vibrant place in the community and is well known to residents and visitors alike. The company is actively planning ways to continue development and to develop artists and original work, and it is planning to create a new Theater Center to support their efforts. JUAN BAUTISTA DE ANZA NATIONAL HISTORIC TRAIL The history in San Juan Bautista doesn’t stop with the Mission. The 1,200-mile Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail also runs through the area and commemorates the route traveled in 1775 and 1776 by Spanish Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza and a group of colonists from Sonora, Mexico. The travelers settled Alta, California, and established a mission and presidio in

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RESIDENTS OF SAN JUAN BAUTISTA HAVE EMBRACED THEIR NAMESAKE AND RALLIED TOGETHER OVER THE YEARS TO PRESERVE THE COMMUNITY’S RICH HISTORY, AND HAVE CONSISTENTLY TAKEN OWNERSHIP OF THE ICONS AND SYMBOLS THAT MAKE THEIR COMMUNITY HOME. what is now San Francisco, California. Naomi Torres, the Superintendent of the Trail points out how the Trail captures the history of early California. “It highlights the beauty of California and represents the natural landscapes and native people who were significantly impacted by the expedition and further colonization. It also represents the families who settled in the area as part of the Anza Expedition story.”

FREMONT PEAK STATE PARK For the outdoor enthusiast, Fremont Peak is a great hike with incredible views. From San Juan Canyon Road, the hike to the summit is along an easy half mile trail that ascends 300 feet. The hike is worth it, because the view from the summit is stunning. From the top of the trail, visitors can see the Monterey Peninsula and Bay, the South Bay mountains, the Diablo range from Pacheco Peak southward, and the San Benito Valley. Residents of San Juan Bautista have embraced their namesake and rallied together over the years to preserve the community’s rich history, and have consistently taken ownership of the icons and symbols that make their community home. Whether learning, shopping, dining, hiking, or exploring, there’s no place in California like San Juan Bautista.

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San Benito The Guide 2017  

San Benito County The Guide 2017 - The Annual Visitor & Business Guide of the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce

San Benito The Guide 2017  

San Benito County The Guide 2017 - The Annual Visitor & Business Guide of the San Benito County Chamber of Commerce