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Murrieta in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Santa Rosa Rancho

 
 
Santa Rosa Rancho Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, December 22, 2018
1. Santa Rosa Rancho Marker
Inscription.  This historic site was granted by Governor Pio Pico to Juan Moreno in 1846. The rancho is a prime example of human history in Southern California. Archaeological evidence indicates that Native Americans occupied this area for over 6000 years and established village and ceremonial sites on the land. No other rancho site in Southern California retains so much of its setting undisturbed.
 
Erected 2018. (Marker Number 1005.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1846.
 
Location. 33° 30.693′ N, 117° 16.222′ W. Marker is in Murrieta, California, in Riverside County. Marker can be reached from Tenaja Road near Clinton Kieth Road. Hike two miles south from Tenaja Road, to the Rancho Santa Rosa Adobes. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murrieta CA 92562, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heart o' the Hills (approx. 6.6 miles
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away); First National Bank (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Wolf Store (approx. 10.2 miles away); Treaty of Temecula (approx. 10.2 miles away); Walter Zeiders (approx. 10.3 miles away); Patricia H. Birdsall (approx. 10.9 miles away); The Great Oak (approx. 11.3 miles away); Santa Fe Station (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Santa Rosa Rancho Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, December 22, 2018
2. Santa Rosa Rancho Marker
Machado Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, December 22, 2018
3. Machado Adobe
Moreno Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, December 22, 2018
4. Moreno Adobe
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 30, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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