California Historic Sites
2/1/2006
Experience living history in your ancestors' homeland.

? Angel Island State Park
Angel Island Association
Box 866
Tiburon, CA 94920,
(415) 435-3522
<www.angelisland.org>: Known as the Ellis Island of the West, Angel Island served as a major detention and quarantine center for Chinese immigrants entering the United States. If s located in San Francisco Bay. Call before visiting, as the immigration station is under renovation.

 

? Cabrillo National Monument
1800 Cabrillo Memorial Drive,
San Diego, CA 92106,
(619) 222-8211,
<www.nps.gov/cabr>: This site commemorates the arrival of Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo, the first European to arrive in what's now San Diego.