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Piru in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Governor Juan Alvarado

 
 
Governor Juan Alvarado Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig
1. Governor Juan Alvarado Marker
Inscription. Granted the Rancho San Francisco on January 22, 1839, to Antonio del Valle, including 48,815 square acres. Jacoba Felz filed a claim against this grant, which was dismissed June 8, 1857. The Del Valle family chose Camulos as their home, which later became known as the "Home of Ramona."
 
Erected 1955 by El Aliso Parlor No. 314, Las Tres Vistas Parlor No. 302 Native Daughters of the Golden West and Cabrillo Parlor No. 114 Native Sons of the Golden West
of Ventura County.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 24.39′ N, 118° 45.41′ W. Marker is in Piru, California, in Ventura County. Marker is on East Telegraph Road (State Highway 126), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Rancho Camulos Museum and Historic Site. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5164 East Telegraph Road, Fillmore CA 93015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rancho Camulos (here, next to this marker); Portolá Expedition (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mentryville (approx. 8.6 miles
Governor Juan Alvarado Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig
2. Governor Juan Alvarado Marker
away); Fillmore's First Bank & Masonic Hall (approx. 8.9 miles away); 320 Central Avenue (approx. 9 miles away); Fillmore State Bank (approx. 9 miles away); 328 Central Avenue (approx. 9 miles away); 338 Central Avenue (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Piru.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Governor Juan Alvarado Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig
3. Governor Juan Alvarado Marker
This marker is visible on the left. "Nearby Marker" Rancho Camulos is seen on the right.
NDGW/NSGW Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig
4. NDGW/NSGW Marker
This small plaque is mounted on the base below the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 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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