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San Juan Bautista in San Benito County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Anza House

 
 
Anza House NHL Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
1. Anza House NHL Marker
Inscription.  

has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark

under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Ace of August 21, 1935
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States

 
Erected 1970 by U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 36° 50.619′ N, 121° 32.135′ W. Marker is in San Juan Bautista, California, in San Benito County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street and Franklin Street, on the left when traveling west on Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Third Street, San Juan Bautista CA 95045, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Town Jail (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans of the World War (about 400 feet away); Castro - Breen Adobe
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(about 400 feet away); Castro/Breen Adobe and Plaza Hotel (about 500 feet away); Native Daughters Adobe (about 500 feet away); San Juan Bautista Plaza Historic District (about 500 feet away); Progress Becomes History (about 600 feet away); Vicky’s Cottage (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Juan Bautista.
 
Regarding Anza House. This was a small simple pole and mud brick building that was typical for the Mexican era in California, in the 1820-1840 time period. It was "Americanized" and enlarged in the 1850s, which was typical of how traditional Mexican buildings were adapted by newer settlers from the eastern United States.
 
Anza House Wooden Sign image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
2. Anza House Wooden Sign
Anza House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
3. Anza House
Anza House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
4. Anza House
Anza House Adobe and Plaster image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
5. Anza House Adobe and Plaster
Anza House Doorway image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., March 19, 2011
6. Anza House Doorway
Anza House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Sturtevant, Photographer, February 16, 1934
7. Anza House
Historic American Buildings Survey-HABS CAL,35-SAJUB,2-2.
This 1934 photo shows the additions made to the rear of the house.
Anza House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Roger Sturtevant, Photographer, February 16, 1934
8. Anza House
Historic American Buildings Survey
HABS CAL,35-SAJUB,2-1
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 715 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 20, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   7, 8. submitted on March 20, 2011.

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