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The Serra Palm, oldest Palm in California was planted by the Franciscan Fathers in 1769. It marks the burial place of more than 60 victims of scurvy from ships of the Galvey Expedition in 1769. Father Junipero Serra here began "El Camino Real" first trodden by white men in 1769.

Physical Description

Linen postcard with divided back published by Herz Post Cards, 1565 Ebers Street, San Diego, California and printed in the United States.

Condition

Unused

Language of Postcard

English

Location

United States–California–San Diego County–San Diego

Publisher

Herz Post Cards

Printing Process

Color lithograph

Technique

Artist rendering

Date Issued

1930-1955

Object Type

Postcard

Object Size

14 X 09 cm

Original Collection

San Diego College for Women Postcard Collection

Publisher Series

725

Postcard Collection Number

SanDiegoCounty-43

Digital Collection

San Diego College for Women Linen Postcard Collection

Digital Publisher

Copley Library, University of San Diego

Date Digitized

2013

Image File Size

275 KB

Image Format

image/jpeg

Repository

Special Collections. Copley Library, University of San Diego

Image File Location

Archives\SDCW Postcard Collection\SD-43A

Copyright

Copyright not Evaluated

Keywords

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

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