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The survivor of the group of date palms, said to have been planted in July 1769, by Father Junipero Serra. It marks the site of the first permanent Spanish Camp established in California.

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Now cut down - a part of it was given to Rev. Mother Rosalie Hill, S.J. of San Diego College of Women as a relic by Mrs. Gonzales. The descendants of the first settlers in "Old Town" were given pieces of the old palm.

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Old Town (San Diego, California), Palms, Trees & Plants, Historic Sites, Junipero Serra, 1713-1784

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