San Miguel in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1981 by State Department of Parks and Recreation, Friends of the Adobes. (Marker Number 936.)
Location. 35° 44.303′ N, 120° 41.988′ W. Marker is in San Miguel, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mission Street and El Camino Real (U.S. 101). Touch for map. Traveling north, take the Mission Street Exit off of Highway 101 and turn into the driveway immediately on the right, just opposite the brick campanario of the mission. Traveling south, take the 10th Street exit then east to Mission Street, then Mission Street, past Mission San Miguel, and left into the driveway of the adobe. The driveway is the old Highway 101, follow it for one or two hundred yards to the parking area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 South Mission Street, San Miguel CA 93451, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. San Miguel Cemetery District (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fr. Fidelis Wieland, O.F.M (approx. ¼ mile away); Mission San Miguel Arcangel (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cross of El Camino Real (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Fields (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mission Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Lt. Col. John C. Fremont (approx. half a mile away); Original Site Of San Miguel School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Miguel.
Regarding Rios-Caledonia Adobe. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.936 on January 14, 1981.
Also see . . . The History of the Rios-Caledonia Adobe. The Rios-Caledonia Adobe has an interesting and unique history. Built in 1835 by local Indians, it was initially part of the properties of Mission San Miguel de Archangel. Petronilo Rios supervised the construction of the two-story adobe covered with white plaster made from lime, river sand and animal hair. (Submitted on October 1, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 886 times since then. Last updated on October 1, 2013, by James King of San Miguel, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2009, by I.G.V.Atajar of San Jose, California. 4, 5. submitted on April 9, 2015, by James King of San Miguel, California. 6. submitted on May 1, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.