San Miguel in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1981 by State Department of Parks and Recreation, Friends of the Adobes. (Marker Number 936.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 35° 44.303′ N, 120° 41.988′ W. Marker is in San Miguel, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mission Street and El Camino Real (U.S. 101). Click for map. Traveling north, take the Mission Street Exit off of Highway 101 and turn into the driveway immediately on the right, just opposite the brick campanario of the mission. Traveling south, take the 10th Street exit then east to Mission Street, then Mission Street, past Mission San Miguel, and left into the driveway of the adobe. The driveway is the old Highway 101, follow it for one or two
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. San Miguel Cemetery District (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fr. Fidelis Wieland, O.F.M (approx. ¼ mile away); Mission San Miguel Arcangel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cross of El Camino Real (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Fields (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Lt. Col. John C. Fremont (approx. half a mile away); Original Site Of San Miguel School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Miguel.
Regarding Rios-Caledonia Adobe. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.936 on January 14, 1981.
Also see . . . The History of the Rios-Caledonia Adobe. The Rios-Caledonia Adobe has an interesting and unique history. Built in 1835 by local Indians, it was initially part of the properties of Mission San Miguel de Archangel. Petronilo Rios supervised the construction of the two-story adobe covered with white plaster made from lime, river sand and animal hair. (Submitted on October 1, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
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