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Calabasas in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Leonis Adobe

Calabasas Adobe

 
 
Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
1. Adobe Marker
Inscription.  
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.

Leonis Adobe, 1844 - 1846.
Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 1
by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Art Department, City of Los Angeles.
 
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 AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
 
Location. 34° 9.455′ N, 118° 38.415′ W. Marker is in Calabasas, California, in Los Angeles County. 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 of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
2. Adobe Marker
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. Plummer House (within shouting distance of this marker); 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. 2½ miles away); Shadow Ranch (approx. 2.8 miles away); Canoga Mission Gallery (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calabasas.
 
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.)
 
Adobe Markers image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
3. Adobe Markers
Dedication Plaque - 1972 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
4. Dedication Plaque - 1972
Leonis Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
5. Leonis Adobe
Leonis Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
6. Leonis Adobe
Leonis Adobe image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
7. Leonis Adobe
Adobe visitors do not pay the parking fee. There is a small charge for museum admission.
Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
8. Visitor Center
Entrance is through the Plummer House, built in the 1870s, moved here from Hollywood in 1983.
Longhorn Cattle image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
9. Longhorn Cattle
The oldest breed of cattle in North America, introduced in 1493. Ranch animals are part of the museum, representing a ranch yard of the 1880’s.
The Seal of the City of Los Angeles image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, October 28, 2017
10. The Seal of the City of Los Angeles
Represents the city under control of Spain: 1542-1821, Mexico: 1822-1846, California, and the United States.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 33 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.

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May. 25, 2022