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Introduction
1)
Title
Serra Cross
2)
Town, State
San Diego, CA
3)
ID #
1243
4)
Compilation Date (Initial)
March 17, 2004
5)
Compilation Date (Latest)
March 17, 2004
6)
Site Worked Last
April 25, 2010
Content
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1)
Continental discovery/expansion
2)
Outstanding/notable citizen/person
3)
Clergy
5)
Caucasian
6)
Not Applicable
Design
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1.)
Man-made
2.)
Inscription/Text Design
Integrated
3)
Geometric w/wo pedestal
4)
Stone/rock
5)
Large
6)
Main + One
7)
Inscribed/lettered on tablet
8)
Text available, all
9)
Yes (see below)
9.1)
Image numbering/location
6501-545.1, 6501-545.2, 6501-545.3
10)
Design Preservation
Satisfactory
11)
Inscript. Separate from M|M
No
12)
Designers
12.1)
Designer 1
Not Yet Determined
13)
Fabricators/Builders
Not Yet Determined
Setting
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1)
Plaza arrangement
2)
Land (elevation/depression) , Open Space
3)
Appearance/Setting
Completed
3.1)
Appeal of the Item
5 Good
3.2)
Setting appears appropriate
5 Good
3.3)
Traffic near for access, distanced for appreciation
6 Very Good
3.4)
Visualization and panorama
5 Good
3.5)
Opportunity to view, to enjoy the item
5 Good
3.6)
Overall Averaged Score
5.2 Good (Given a 1.0 - 7.0 Range)
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4)
Not Entered
6)
July 16, 1969
7)
Not Entered
10)
Other Monuments on Site
1241 , 1242 , 1244 , 1245 , 1246 , 1247 , 1248 , 1249
11)
Satisfactory
12)
Local government
Themes
1)
MonumentsandMemorials.com Themes
The Cross as Monument
2)
National Historic Landmark Themes
Spanish Exploration and Settlement
Demography
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1)
File Number
100A
2)
Town/City
San Diego
3)
County
San Diego
4)
District
Presidio Park
5)
State
CA
6)
Zip
92110
7)
Country
United States
8)
Latitude (GPS)
0.0000000000
9)
Longitude (GPS)
0.0000000000
10)
Intersecting Street 1
Presidio Drive
11)
Intersecting Street 2
Jackson
12)
Additional Identifier 1
Cosoy
13)
Additional Identifier 2
Presidio Park
15)
Man-made
16)
Community Group
17)
First Americans/Colonists 1492-1775
18)
Compilation Date (Initial)
March 17, 2004
20)
Compilation Date (Latest)
Not Entered
21)
Compilation Technique (Latest)
22)
Source Originator
monumentsandmemorials.com
Comments and Notes
NAME: Fray Junipero Serra
LEAD SPONSOR(S): Community group -- Order of Panama
COMMENT: Colonel D. Charles Collier (1871-1934) "thought up the idea of using tiles from the ruins of the Spanish Presidio to make the cross in Presidio Park," according to the San Diego Historical Society's San Diego Biographies
CODE-7-Spanish



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