• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

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    The Anza Trail: An Educational Discovery Trunk for Santa Barbara

    Unpacking the 1775-76 Anza Expedition Explore »

Did You Know?

The Anza Trail stretches 1200 miles from Nogales, Arizona to San Francisco, California

Franciscan Father Pedro Font wrote a journal during his 1775-76 trip on the Anza Trail. Font suffered from culture shock, and his journals are a study in personal bigotry. However, by the time Font reached California he had grown more tolerant and wrote less insulting things about the tribes he met along the way. More...