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Casa Covarrubas

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
1. Casa Covarrubas Marker
Inscription.  Built by Indian labor in 1817 for Don Domingo Carrillo, whose daughter married Don Jose Maria Covarrubias in 1838. Descendants of these families, many of them leaders in public affairs, occupied this house for over a century. Don Jose Maria was the first Federal Elector from California in 1852.

John R. Southworth moved and rebuilt the historic adobe here in 1924 as part of a civic program of historic preservation. Los Adobes De Los Rancheros acquired the property in 1938 as headquarters for Los Rancheros Visitadores and for the use and enjoyment of the people.
 
Erected 1959 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Los Adobes of Los Rancheros. (Marker Number 308.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1817.
 
Location. 34° 25.272′ N, 119° 41.795′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California
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By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
2. Casa Covarrubas Marker
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, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of Santa Barbara Street and East De La Guerra Street, on the right when traveling south on Santa Barbara Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Barbara CA 93101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Santa Barbara Presidio (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Rochin Adobe (about 500 feet away); Rochin-Birabent Adobe (about 500 feet away); The Oreña Adobe (about 600 feet away); Site of Royal Spanish Presidio (approx. 0.2 miles away); De La Guerra Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jose Lobero's Opera House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hill-Carrillo Adobe (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Barbara.
 
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By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
3. Casa Covarrubas
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By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
4. Casa Covarrubas
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By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
5. Casa Covarrubas
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By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
6. Casa Covarrubas
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 578 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 16, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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