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

Casa de Rancho San Antonio

Henry Gage Mansion

 
 
Casa de Rancho San Antonio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 21, 2018
1. Casa de Rancho San Antonio Marker
Inscription.  Contained within this building are the remaining portions of an adobe house built by Francisco Salvador Lugo and his son Antonio María Lugo. Francisco Lugo was a prominent early landholder and Antonio served as the Alcalde of Los Angeles. They completed the building by 1810. Henry Tifft Gage acquired the property in 1880 and lived here from 1883 until 1924. Gage served as the Governor of California from 1899 to 1903.
 
Erected 1990 by California State Parks, and City of Bell Gardens. (Marker Number 984.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 33° 58.321′ N, 118° 8.07′ W. Marker is in Bell Gardens, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Gage Avenue 0.7 miles west of U.S. 5. Located inside Casa Mobile Home park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7000 Gage Ave, Bell Gardens CA 90201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of the Rio San Gabriel (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Speedee McDonald's Store
Casa de Rancho San Antonio Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 21, 2018
2. Casa de Rancho San Antonio Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Casa de Governor Pío Pico (approx. 4 miles away); Hathaway Ranch (approx. 4 miles away); Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe (approx. 4.6 miles away); Reform School for Juvenile Offenders (approx. 4.9 miles away); Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree (approx. 5.1 miles away); Old Mission San Gabriel (approx. 5.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Casa de Rancho San Antonio. The original parts of the house were built in 1795 making it the oldest residence in Los Angeles County.
 
Categories. ArchitectureHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Casa de Rancho San Antonio image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 21, 2018
3. Casa de Rancho San Antonio
Inside the Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 21, 2018
4. Inside the Adobe
Courtyard image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 21, 2018
5. Courtyard
Casa Mobile Home Park Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, June 21, 2018
6. Casa Mobile Home Park Entrance
Additional Casa de Rancho San Antonio Marker from 1946 by NDGW/NSGW image. Click for full size.
Courtesy University of Southern California Libraries and California Historical Society
7. Additional Casa de Rancho San Antonio Marker from 1946 by NDGW/NSGW
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 191 times this year. Last updated on October 28, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   7. submitted on June 26, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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