Cabrillo Landing on West Coast






San Pedro Timeline

Spanish Discovery and Colonization 1542 - 1821

1542: Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo Arrives at the Bay of Smokes

First Meeting Cabrillo's Ships Route of Discovery Cabrillo Statue

1602: Sebastian Vizcaino Renames the Bay to Bay of Saint Andrew


1734: Cabrera Bueno Renames the Bay to San Pedro Bay




1769 – 1821: Spanish Colonization

California Missions Mission San Gabriel

1769: Rancho San Pedro

Rancho San Pedro Map Rancho San Pedro Map


1805: First Americans to Visit San Pedro

William Shaler Leila Byrd Sailing from Cannon Fire


1818: First American Shipwrecked in San Pedro Arrested as Pirate, Becomes Resident of Los Angeles







Cabrillo Landing Reenactment


Cabrillo Landing Reenactment




Cabrillo Beach



Cabrillo Beach Aerial



Cabrillo Beach Aerial