Lake Forest in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Serrano Adobe
Historic Landmark No. 199
La Casa de Adobe de Jose Serrano
Home of Jose Serrano, original grantee
Rancho Canada de los Alisos
Restored A.D. 1932
Location. 33° 38.821′ N, 117° 41.355′ W. Marker is in Lake Forest, California, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Serrano Road. Touch for map. Marker and adobe building are located at the Heritage Hill Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 25151 Serrano Road, Lake Forest CA 92630, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Heritage Hill Historic Park (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Heritage Hill Historic Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Aliso Creek Adobes (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mormon Battalion Marker (approx. 2.7 miles away); Whale Fossil (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fossil (approx. 3.3 miles away); Fossil Reef (approx. 4.2 miles away); Old Town Irvine (approx. 4.4 miles away).
More about this marker. This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 198 and listed in the National Register of Historic Places
Regarding The Serrano Adobe. Canada de los Alisos, also called El Toro, was granted to Jose Serrano in 1842 by Governor Alvarado. Senor Serrano and his relatives erected a number of adobes on the grant, one of which still serves as private living quarters.
Categories. • Hispanic Americans • Notable Buildings •
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