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San Juan Capistrano in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Montanez Adobe

 
 
Montanez Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
1. Montanez Adobe Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1794 as one of forty adobes built to house mission Indians. Named for Polonia Montanez, a nineteenth century resident. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Dunivin. Preserved by San Juan Capistrano Historical Society. Restored in 1981 by City of San Juan Capistrano and County of Orange.
 
Location. 33° 30.049′ N, 117° 39.85′ W. Marker is in San Juan Capistrano, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Los Rios Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in the Los Rios Historic District. Marker is at or near this postal address: 31745 Los Rios Street, San Juan Capistrano CA 92675, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Welcome to the Los Rios Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Capistrano Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); O'Neill Museum (within shouting distance of this marker); "Oliveras Home" (within shouting distance of this marker); Combs House (within shouting distance of this marker); San Juan Capistrano Jail Cell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Garcia Adobe (about 500 feet away); Site of the Valenzuela Adobe (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Juan Capistrano.
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Montanez Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 28, 2008
2. Montanez Adobe
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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