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Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Moorish Fountain and Indian Community Laundry

 
 
Moorish Fountain and Indian Community Laundry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2019
1. Moorish Fountain and Indian Community Laundry Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1808
En beneficio de la humanidad
by the Franciscan Padres

 
Erected 1951 by Native Daughters of the Golden West Reina de Mar Parlor No. 126.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 34° 26.272′ N, 119° 42.797′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of Laguna Street and E. Los Olivos Street, on the right when traveling north on Laguna Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2201 Laguna Street, Santa Barbara CA 93105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Barbara Mission Lavanderia (within shouting distance of this marker); Don Jose Francisco De Ortega (within shouting distance of this marker); Juana Maria (about 300 feet away, measured in
Moorish Fountain and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 4, 2019
2. Moorish Fountain and Marker
a direct line); Santa Barbara Mission Early Water Supply (about 800 feet away); Mission Historical Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); President Reagan Meets Queen Elizabeth II (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Ruling Sovereign of Europe to Visit America (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tympanum (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Barbara.
 
<i>Mission Santa Barbara - California</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1930
3. Mission Santa Barbara - California
<i>"Lavanderia" - Old Indian Laundry at the Old Mission Santa Barbara</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1950
4. "Lavanderia" - Old Indian Laundry at the Old Mission Santa Barbara
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 14, 2019, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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