17 Tidbits About Rocky Point Mexico History

January 18th, 2013 by
Categories: Mexico

Puerto Penasco 3Puerto Penasco, Mexico (nick named Rocky Point) is a great destination for an upcoming beach vacation with its close proximity to Phoenix and outstanding weather.

But did you know?

1. The city was founded officially in 1928, although unofficially for centuries before many humans traveled here and called it home.

2. Inhabitants of Rocky Point were once referred to “as people in the sand”. In 1698 Padre Kino created this name for the early settlers.

3. Whale Hill and parts known as old town had rock caves and flesh eating creatures. According to research compiled by a Brown family history page, what we know as Whale Hill was once a beacon, a landmark reaching out in the middle of the sea attracting traveling tribesman and other nomadic tribes.

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