The History Timeline

1768 King Carlos III of Spain comes to defend the California Coast by building Missions and Forts.

1602 Bay of Monte Rey - One by sea, One by land..Exploration by Don Gaspar de Portola, California's 1st Governor.

1542 Dawn of Dos Pueblos

2 Canalino Villages: Kuyamu and Mikiw co-exist on opposite sides of Dos Pueblos Creek

October 16th, 1542 Explorer Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo landed on the Dos Pueblos shores.

....227 years later

1579 Francis Drake passes by Dos Pueblos

1602 Sebastian Vizcano - a monk traveling with him bestowed "Santa Barbara" as the name of the city upon a Feast Day in honor of the Roman Martyr.

1741 Danish Explorer, Vitus Bering got his trip paid for by Czar Peter the Great to hunt for Otter Pelts

1769 King Carlos III Colonized the area by offering Free Land!

August 21st, 1769 Don Gaspar de Portola brought horses. The first to have plunged their muzzles into Dos Pueblos Creek, and the first time the Canalino's saw white men.

To Be Continued.....

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