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Site of Royal Spanish Presidio

 
 
Site of Royal Spanish Presidio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
1. Site of Royal Spanish Presidio Marker
Inscription. This presidio was established under orders of King Carlos III, April 19-21, 1782, by Governor Felipe De Neve, Padre Junipero Serra and Lieutenant Jose Francisco Ortega, to provide the benefits of government for the inhabitants of the Santa Barbara Channel region of California.
 
Erected 1958 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the City of Santa Barbara, the Grand Parlors of the Native Daughters and Native Sons of the Golden West, the Santa Barbara Historical Society, and the Boy Scouts of America. (Marker Number 636.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 25.353′ N, 119° 41.919′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of East Canon Perdido Street and Santa Barbara Street, on the right when traveling west on East Canon Perdido Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 East Canon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rochin Adobe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rochin-Birabent Adobe (about 300
El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
2. El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park
feet away); Santa Barbara Presidio (about 300 feet away); Old Lobero Theatre (about 500 feet away); Jose Lobero's Opera House (about 500 feet away); Casa Covarrubas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hill-Carrillo Adobe (approx. 0.2 miles away); De La Guerra Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Santa Barbara.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesHispanic AmericansMilitarySettlements & Settlers
 
Interior of Presidio Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
3. Interior of Presidio Chapel
State Park Passport Stamp image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
4. State Park Passport Stamp
El Presidio
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   4. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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