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

Calabasas Adobe

 
 
Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Erected 1953 by Native Daughters of The Golden West. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canoga Park Fire Station #72 (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ancient Live Oaks And Old Mission Lime Kilns (approx. 4.1 miles away); F-1 Engine (approx. 6 miles away); Santa Susana Railroad Depot (approx. 7.2 miles away); Silvertown (approx. 7.4 miles away); Nike Missile Site LA96C (approx. 7 miles away); De La Osa Adobe (approx. 8.1 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Perished (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This site is also known
Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
2. Adobe Marker
as the Leonis Adobe. 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, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.)
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
3. Adobe Marker
City of Los Angeles Historic Cultural Monument No. 1.
Dedication Plaque - 1972 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
4. Dedication Plaque - 1972
Leonis Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
5. Leonis Adobe
Leonis Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 1, 2018
6. Leonis Adobe
Leonis Adobe image. Click for full size.
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.
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.
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 1880s.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 27, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Last updated on September 27, 2018, 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. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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