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Paso Robles in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Estrella Adobe Church

 
 
Estrella Adobe Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
1. Estrella Adobe Church Marker
Inscription. The first Protestant church in northern San Luis Obispo county was built in 1879 by early settlers. This nondenominational church on the Estrella Plains prospered with the pioneer community, but by 1912 fell into disuse as the various denominations developed separate facilities. In 1952, this structure, then in ruins was restored by the Paso Robles Women's Club History and Landmarks Committee.
 
Erected 1981 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in Cooperation with Friends Of The Adobes. (Marker Number 542.)
 
Location. 35° 40.817′ N, 120° 38.433′ W. Marker is in Paso Robles, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on Airport Road 2.5 miles north of California Route 46, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 0.6 miles north of Paso Robles Airport. 0.54 miles south of Tower Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5449 Airport Road, Paso Robles CA 93446, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Jeanesville Pump (approx. 4 miles away); First Mennonite Church (approx. 4 miles away); Geneseo School (approx. 4.1 miles away); In Memory Of
Estrella Adobe Church & Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
2. Estrella Adobe Church & Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); Paso Robles’ First Jail (approx. 4.1 miles away); Brewster – Dutra House (approx. 4.5 miles away); Paso Robles Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Carnegie Library (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paso Robles.
 
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Estrella Adobe Church image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
3. Estrella Adobe Church
Looking from the east, across the church yard.
Plaque on Door image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
4. Plaque on Door
Estrella Adobe Church
Built 1878 by Christian pioneers
Restoration by
History & Landmarks Section
Paso Robles Womans' Club
Rededicated May 25, 1952
Organization & individual donations
Cooperation of
Paso Robles School For Boys made restoration possible
Marker to the Left of Door image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
5. Marker to the Left of Door
In Memory of
Mildred Rhyne Finley
January 17, 1906 - February 27, 1986
Granddaughter of Dwight Reynolds
one of the six builders of this
Estrella Adobe Church
John Fortney • Dwight Reynolds • F.M. Stovall • J.P. Moody • John Marden • William Guffey
Second Memorial Plaque to the Left of Door image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
6. Second Memorial Plaque to the Left of Door
In Memory of
William Henry Exline
Beloved husband of
Harriet Ester Warner
Loving father of
Adeline Isabel Riley
William Thomas Exline
Vesta Ione Benadom
Alice Henrietta Brown
Born: January 11, 1856 - El Dorado Co., Ca.
Died: June 17, 1886 - San Luis Obispo Co., Ca.
Estrella Adobe Church Yard image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
7. Estrella Adobe Church Yard
Grave at Estrella Adobe Church image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
8. Grave at Estrella Adobe Church
A Confederate Grave image. Click for full size.
By James King, September 29, 2012
9. A Confederate Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on September 29, 2012, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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