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Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception

 
 
Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2005
1. Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker
Inscription. Originally built as the home of San Diego’s John Brown in 1850, the house was converted to a church by Don Jose Aguirre in 1858. Father Antonio D. Ubach , formally a missionary among the Indians, was parish priest here from 1866 to 1907. It is said that he was the model for “Father Caspara” in Helen Hunt Jackson’s Ramona. In 1937 the WPA rebuilt the adobe chapel close to its original site.
 
Erected 1988 by Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of San Diego, San Diego County Historical Days Ass’n, and Squibob Chapter E. Clampus Vitus, September 24, 1988.. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 32° 45.098′ N, 117° 11.656′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Conde Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Gravedigger of Old Town (within shouting distance of this marker); El Campo Santo (The Holy Field) (about 300
Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker and Chapel Building image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2005
2. Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker and Chapel Building
feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Ballast Point Lighthouse, San Diego (about 400 feet away); The Whaley House (about 400 feet away); Lt. George H. Derby (about 500 feet away); Casa de Lopez (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Town San Diego (approx. 0.2 miles away); Don Antonio Aguirre (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Diego.
 
Regarding Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception. This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No.49) Originally Registered 1932
 
Also see . . .  Save Our Heritage Organization (SOHO): Old Adobe Chapel. (Submitted on September 21, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
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Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2005
3. Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception
Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2005
4. Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker
OLD ADOBE CHAPEL
Built in 1850 as a private residence. Dedicated a parish church November 21, 1858 by Father John Moliner. In 1866, Father Antonio Ubach, the parish priest, was "Father Gaspara," of Helen Hunt Jackson's famous novel,
"Ramona"
This marker is located to the right of the marker
Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 30, 2015
5. Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception
The Cross<br>Atop the Old Abobe Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 29, 2015
6. The Cross
Atop the Old Abobe Chapel
The Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 29, 2015
7. The Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception
Model in a nearby display.
WPA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 28, 2005
8. WPA Marker
Rebuilt by United States Works Progress Administration 1937
Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 30, 2015
9. Adobe Chapel of The Immaculate Conception Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,612 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   5. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   6, 7. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   8. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   9. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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