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

Garcia Adobe

 
 
Garcia Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
1. Garcia Adobe Marker
Inscription. Built in the 1840's by Manuel Garcia, it originally had a second story over only half of the ground floor. In 1880 the remaining space was covered by a second floor and a balcony was added. It was a post office in the 1870's, a hotel from 1880 to 1903, and a general store from 1903 to 1918.
 
Erected by Decorative Arts Study Center.
 
Location. 33° 30.035′ N, 117° 39.756′ W. Marker is in San Juan Capistrano, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Camino Capistrano, on the right when traveling north. 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. Manuel Garcia Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Domingo Yorba Adobe (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Valenzuela Adobe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Town Center Park / The Mendelson Inn (about 300 feet away); "El Adobe de Capistrano" (about 300 feet away); Blas Aguilar Adobe (about 400 feet away); Egan House (about 400 feet away); Mission San Juan Capistrano (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in San Juan Capistrano.
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Garcia Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
2. Garcia Adobe
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 332 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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