San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1970 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 45.252′ N, 117° 11.815′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of San Diego Avenue and Mason Street. Click for map. Marker is located within Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. 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. La Casa de Estudillo (a few steps from this marker); First Raising of U.S. Flag (within shouting distance of this marker); First San Diego Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Juan Bandini Casa de Pedrorena de Altamirano (within shouting distance of this marker); Mason Street School (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of The San Diego Union (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Birthplace of The San Diego Union (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Diego.
More about this marker. This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No.53):
Three generations of Don José María Estudillo's family made their home in Casa de Estudillo. Rich in historical background, the casa is often pointed out, erroneously, as Ramona's marriage place.
Regarding Estudillo House. Construction of the most famous Old Town adobe began in 1827 and was completed in 1829 by Captain Jose Maria de Estudillo, commander of the San Diego presidio. When he died in 1830, the house passed to his son, Jose Antonio Estudillo, who served as revenue collector, treasurer, alcalde, and judge of San Diego under Mexican rule and later treasurer and assessor of San Diego County under American
Source: San Diego Historical Society, Old Town San Diego, Casa de Estudillo
Also see . . . San Diego History: Journal of San Diego History - Una Casa del Pueblo. (Submitted on September 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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