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

Adobe Flores

 
 
Adobe Flores Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2019
1. Adobe Flores Marker
Inscription. Headquarters of General Jose Maria Flores before the capitulation to General John C. Fremont, January 13, 1847, at Cahuenga.
 
Erected 1920 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 34° 7.187′ N, 118° 8.762′ W. Marker is in South Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Foothill Street west of Garfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1804 Foothill Street, South Pasadena CA 91030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Los Robles (approx. 0.7 miles away); Watering Trough (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Millstones (approx. 1.1 miles away); The First Known Antiparticle (approx. 1.6 miles away); Iris Garden (approx. 1.7 miles away); Throop Memorial Garden (approx. 1.7 miles away); Beckman pH Meter (approx. 1.8 miles away); Braley Building (approx. 1.8 miles away).
 
Regarding Adobe Flores. Adobe Flores was the headquarters for General Flores during the Mexican-American War. The home was the location for the final
Adobe Flores and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2019
2. Adobe Flores and Marker
The marker is to the right of the doors.
meeting with the General and his troops at the end of the war. It was built on Rancho San Pascual from 1838 to 1845, and restored by architect Carleton Winslow in 1919. Winslow also designed four Spanish-style adobe bungalows near the east and north sides of the original adobe. All four homes still stand, situated among newer homes and apartment buildings. Adobe Flores is U-shaped, with 3,700 square feet. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. This is a private residence, not open to the public.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. — Campo de Cahuenga, the location of the capitulation to General John C. Fremont.
 
Categories. PeaceWar, Mexican-American
 
Adobe Flores image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2019
3. Adobe Flores
Additional Markers image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2019
4. Additional Markers
Historic American Buildings Survey. National Register of Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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