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Santa Barbara in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Rochin-Birabent Adobe

 
 
Rochin-Birabent Adobe Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
1. Rochin-Birabent Adobe Marker
Inscription.
Built in 1856 by
Senora Ordaz de Rochin within
the confines of the presido -
using adobe bricks and tiles
from the presidio ruins.
Now owned by
Leontine Birabent Phelan,
grandaughter of Senora Rochin.

 
Erected 1972 by Reina Del Mar Parlor No. 126 Native Daughters of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 34° 25.338′ N, 119° 41.862′ W. Marker is in Santa Barbara, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is on Santa Barbara Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 820 Santa Barbara Street, Santa Barbara CA 93101, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Rochin Adobe (here, next to this marker); Santa Barbara Presidio (a few steps from this marker); Site of Royal Spanish Presidio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Casa Covarrubas (about 500 feet away); Old Lobero Theatre (about 700 feet away); Jose Lobero's Opera House
Rochin-Birabent Adobe image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 11, 2009
2. Rochin-Birabent Adobe
Marker is visible mounted to the left of the far right entrance door.
(about 700 feet away); De La Guerra Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hill-Carrillo Adobe (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Barbara.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on January 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1. submitted on January 27, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2. submitted on January 30, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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