California Historical Landmarks in Santa Clara County
California Historical Landmark 260
Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site
El Camino Real and Lincoln Street In Civic Center Park
After an armed confrontation on January 2 and a meeting the following day, Marine Captain Ward Marston, commander of the United States expeditionary force, and Francisco Sánchez, leader of the Mexican-Californian ranchers, agreed to a treaty here on January 7, 1847. U.S. forces were to recognize the rights of the Californians and end seizures of their property.
Citation from California Office of Historic Preservation