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

Andres Pico Adobe

 
 
Andres Pico Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
1. Andres Pico Adobe Marker
Inscription.  
Spanish-Mexican Period

Declared
Historic Cultural Monument No. 7

by the
Cultural Heritage Board
Municipal Art Department
City Of Los Angeles

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series lists.
 
Location. 34° 16.118′ N, 118° 27.923′ W. Marker is in Mission Hills, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and South Brand Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Park entrance is on the transition road from north-bound Sepulveda Blvd to Brand Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10940 Sepulveda Blvd, Mission Hills CA 91345, 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. Ranchito Romulo (here, next to this marker); This Fountain (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, O.F.M.
Andres Pico Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker
2. Andres Pico Adobe Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission San Fernando Rey de España (approx. 0.4 miles away); San Fernando Mission (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Dam (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lopez Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Father Junipero Serra / Fray Junipero Serra (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mission Hills.
 
More about this marker. Marker is at the far side of the adobe, at the back of the park.
The adobe is open Sunday 1-4 and Monday 10-4.
In 1939, the adobe was registered as California Historical Landmark #362.
In 1962, the City of Los Angeles registered the Pico Adobe as Historic-Cultural Monument #7.
In 1966, the adobe was listed on the National Register of Historical Places.
 
Also see . . .
1. Andres Pico Adobe. San Fernando Valley Historical Society entry (Submitted on October 6, 2017.) 

2. Pico - Romulo Adobe. National Register of Historic Places nomination form (PDF) (Submitted on October 14, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Additional keywords. Ranchito Romulo, DeCelis, Romulo Pico, Harrington, Lankershim
 
Andres Pico Adobe, marker is located on this side. image. Click for full size.
3. Andres Pico Adobe, marker is located on this side.
General Andres Pico image. Click for full size.
Internet Archive
4. General Andres Pico
From The Century Magazine, Vol. XLI, No. 3, January 1891. (from a photograph in possession of Pio Pico).
Lankershim Reading Room image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 11, 2021
5. Lankershim Reading Room
Located next to the adobe. Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument #978.
An additional nearby Ranchito Romulo marker image. Click for full size.
6. An additional nearby Ranchito Romulo marker
“Ranchito Romulo”
Oldest portion built about 1834
by ex-mission Indians
Enlarged by Eulogio de Celis in 1846
Upper story added by Romulo Pico in 1874
Restored by Mr. & Mrs. M.R. Harrington in 1930
Marked July 18, 1936 by
California Parlor, No. 247
N.D.G.W
Near the park entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker
7. Near the park entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2017, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 290 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on January 22, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1. submitted on October 2, 2017.   2. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   3. submitted on October 2, 2017.   4. submitted on October 14, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   5. submitted on January 22, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   6. submitted on October 10, 2017, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   7. submitted on March 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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