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Near Lemoore in Kings County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2006
1. El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos Marker
Inscription. This restored adobe, second oldest in San Joaquin Valley, built by Daniel Rhoades, who came to California in 1846 by overland caravan. Rhoades and his brother, John, among organizers of the first expedition to rescue the Donner party at Donner Lake. Adobe built in 1856, has had continued occupancy since.
 
Erected 1950 by California Centennials Commission. Base furnished by Kings County Centennials Committee (Dedicated February 4, 1950). (Marker Number 206.)
 
Location. 36° 19.663′ N, 119° 48.525′ W. Marker is near Lemoore, California, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of 19 1/2 Avenue (State Highway 41) and Lacy Boulevard when traveling south on 19 1/2 Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10036 19 1/2 Avenue, Lemoore CA 93245, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mussel Slough Tragedy (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Regarding El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos. Adobe is a private residence. Please respect the owner's privacy.

This site is a California Registered Historical Landmark (No. 206).

The spelling of Rhoades is found as Rhoades
El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2006
2. El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos Marker
and also Rhoads
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Daniel Rhoads. (Submitted on September 6, 2008.)
2. Wikisource entry for Statement of Daniel Rhoads – Bancroft Library 1873. A very interesting personal account of his Donner Party rescue experience. (Submitted on September 6, 2008.) 
 
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El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2006
3. El Adobe de Los Robles Ranchos
Front of the Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2006
4. Front of the Adobe
Back of the Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2006
5. Back of the Adobe
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,275 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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