"Crossing the Santa Cruz, we passed the Canoa, a stockade house used as an inn. A place destined to see in the following year, an awful massacre. Fourteen miles more brought us to the old Spanish military post of Tubac." Pumpelly, 1860.
Shows as a settlement on all maps. East side Santa Cruz river, about 25 miles above Calabasas, on Canoa Land Grant. q.v.