Woodland Hills in Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Leonis Adobe, 1844 - 1846.
Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 1
by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Art Department, City of Los Angeles.
This adobe was built by Miguel Leonis in the early 1870's. The chain of title extends from the King of Spain to the present owners.
Erected 1953 by Native Daughters of The Golden West, and City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
Location. 34° 9.455′ N, 118° 38.415′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. It is in Woodland Hills. Marker can be reached from Calabasas Road west of Valley Circle Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23537 Calabasas Road, Calabasas CA 91302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles Plummer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Roddy McDowall Rose Garden (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Rouse Residence (approx. 1.2 miles away); Park Moderne Fountain (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Bird Path (approx. 1.3 miles away); Masson House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Upper Las Virgenes Canyon (approx. 2˝ miles away); Shadow Ranch (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
More about this marker. The marker is located under a tree next to the adobe. The museum and grounds are open Friday 1-4, Saturday 10-4, Sunday 1-4.
Also see . . . Leonis Adobe Website. (Submitted on June 2, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 158 times this year. Last updated on February 18, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 2, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 10. submitted on November 18, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.