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San Juan Capistrano in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Manuel Garcia Adobe

 
 
Manuel Garcia Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
1. Manuel Garcia Adobe Marker
Inscription. Built in the 1840's by Manuel Garcia, a Portuguese merchant, this is the only surviving Monterey style adobe in Orange County. Owned by the Oyharzabal family since 1880, its uses have included: French Hotel, a general store and the town's first American era post office.
 
Erected 1978 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 23.)
 
Location. 33° 30.02′ N, 117° 39.758′ W. Marker is in San Juan Capistrano, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Camino Capistrano, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31861 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano CA 92675, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Garcia Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Domingo Yorba Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); "El Adobe de Capistrano" (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Town Center Park / The Mendelson Inn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Egan House (about 300 feet away); Site of the Valenzuela Adobe
Manuel Garcia Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
2. Manuel Garcia Adobe
(about 400 feet away); Blas Aguilar Adobe (about 500 feet away); Montanez Adobe (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Juan Capistrano.
 
Regarding Manuel Garcia Adobe. Casa Manuel Garcia is listed in the National Register of Historic Places (NRIS: 82002222).
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Manuel Garcia Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
3. Manuel Garcia Adobe
Marker is mounted on the front of the building and is visible above the black pick-up truck.
 
 
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