San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
La Casa de Estudillo
1829 Large adobe-block townhouse built by José Antonio Estudillo. Included servants' quarter, work and storage rooms, living and dining rooms, and Roman Catholic chapel.
1884 Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona published, linking the casa with marriage place of Ramona, the novel's Indian heroine.
1906 Bought by investor John D. Spreckels
1910 Restored by Hazel Wood Waterman, and afterwards promoted as “Ramona's Marriage Place.”
1932 Listed as California Historical Landmark
1969 Restored by California Parks
1970 Listed as National Historical Landmark
(Marker Number 53.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmark, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 45.261′ N, 117° 11.807′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Mason Street. Marker is in the plaza of the Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92110, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 First Raising of U.S. Flag (a few steps from this marker); Estudillo House (a few steps from this marker); Juan Bandini (within shouting distance of this marker); First San Diego Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); La Casa de Rodriguez (within shouting distance of this marker); Casa de Pedrorena de Altamirano (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of The San Diego Union (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Birthplace of The San Diego Union (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Also see . . . La Casa de Estudillo - Wikipedia. (Submitted on June 28, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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