• Anza Trail

    Juan Bautista de Anza

    National Historic Trail AZ,CA

Other Resources

Drama Project

NPS

Children's Drama Project - Bring the stories and relevance of the Anza Expedition to life through three plays designed for the 3rd and 4th grade. Download scripts as well as instructions for music, costumes, and props.

Did You Know?

Read the journals of Anza by clicking the 'more' link.

In 1775, Spanish Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza led more than 240 people and one thousand cattle and horses on a journey over two thousand miles to San Francisco, which Anza founded. 150 of Anza's charges were children under sixteen. Eight of the women were pregnant; several gave birth along the way. More...