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Casa Adobe de San Rafael

 
 
Casa Adobe de San Rafael Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 21, 2018
1. Casa Adobe de San Rafael Marker
Inscription.  Built by Tomas and Maria Sanchez, 1865-1871. Restored by the City of Glendale, 1932. California Historical Landmark No. 235.
 
Erected 1973 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, and Glendale Beautiful. (Marker Number 235.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 9.967′ N, 118° 15.832′ W. Marker is in Glendale, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Dorothy Drive north of Stocker Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1330 Dorothy Dr, Glendale CA 91202, 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. El Miradero (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grand Central Air Terminal (approx. 1.3 miles away); Miss American Green Cross (approx. 1.4 miles away); Doctors House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Homeland (approx. 1.6 miles away); Special Delivery
Casa Adobe de San Rafael and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 21, 2018
2. Casa Adobe de San Rafael and Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); Korean Comfort Women Statue (approx. 1.7 miles away); Lewis House (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glendale.
 
More about this marker. The grounds are open every day. The adobe is open 1-3 the first Sunday of the month, and open 1-3 every Sunday during summer.
 
Regarding Casa Adobe de San Rafael. From the California State Parks website:
NO. 235 CASA ADOBE DE SAN RAFAEL - In October 1784, José María Verdugo petitioned Pedro Fages, Governor of Alta California, for a grant of land. This grant was the first and one of the largest made. When parts of Rancho San Rafael were sold, Tomás Sánchez, Sheriff of Los Angeles County, purchased a tract of 100 acres and in 1865 built this artistic adobe of the hacienda type, restored in 1932.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Casa Adobe de San Rafael image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 21, 2018
3. Casa Adobe de San Rafael
Sign at Driveway image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 21, 2018
4. Sign at Driveway
Glendale City Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 21, 2018
5. Glendale City Landmark
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 22, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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