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Type of Building - Adobe Arizona - California (to Indio)

 

 

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Arizona
Florence

McFarland Historical State Park

Main and Ruggles

Mailing: 
PO Box 109
Florence AZ 
85232
Phone 
520 868-5216
Web Site  http://florenceaz.org/mcfarlandstatepark/
Description 
building used for multiple purposes, including first county courthouse dedicated to career of early Arizona leader
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type 
Adobe

Phoenix
Shemer Art Center and Museum
5005 East Camelback Road
Phoenix AZ 85018
Phone 602 262-4727
Web Site http://www.ci.phoenix.az.us/PARKS/shemer.html
Description mission style adobe house now is a cultural center with classes, concerts, and frequently changing art exhibits
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Adobe
Owner/Operator: Parks & Recreation
Last changed: 02/23/2003
 

  Arizona

  Tucson

  Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House Museum

  151 South Granada

  Tucson  AZ   85701    

  Phone  520 622-0956

  Web Site http://www.arizonahistoricalsociety.org/default.asp

  E-mail  mailto:ahsref@vms.arizona.edu

  Description  located in Convention center complex, displays furniture and

                    memorabilia from the 19th century

  Type of Resource House Museum

  Building Type  Adobe

  Collection A-F  Furniture

  Era 19th

  Owner/Operator:  Arizona Historical Society

  New or Updated:     10/31/2006


  Tucson

  Tohono Chul Park

  7366 N Paseo del Norte

  Tucson  AZ   85704    

  Phone 520 797-1228

  Web Site www.tohonochulpark.org

  Description  nature, art & culture - gardens wirh gallery & exhibits in restored adobe

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus Gardens

  Building Type Adobe

  Collection A-F  Baskets

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  9/25/2006

Arizona
Willcox
Rex Allen Museum
150 N Railroad Avenue
Willcox AZ 85643
Phone 520 384-4583
Web Site http://www.pinkbanana.com/rex/
Alt Web http://www.arizonan.com/attractions/RexAllen.html
Description memorabilia of famous TV and movie cowboy
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Adobe
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West
New or Updated: 04/04/2003

  California

  Anaheim

  Ramon Peralta Adobe Historic Site

  6398 E Santa Ana Canyon Rd

  Anaheim  CA    92807    

  Phone  714 528-4260

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.orangecounty.net/html/historical.html

  Description

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Adobe

  Era  1871

  New or Updated:  4/4/2006
 

  Calabasas

  Leonis Adobe Museum

  23537 Calabasas Road

  Calabasas CA   91302    

  Phone  818 222-6511

  Web Site http://www.leonisadobemuseum.org/

  E-mail   mailto:leonisadobe@aol.com

  Description  house greatly expanded in 1880, surrounded by period "park",

                    replicated jail, 1874 house, farm animals

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Adobe

  Era  1844

  New or Updated:  1/21/2007

California
Carson
Historic Rancho Dominguez Adobe
18127 South Alameda
Carson CA
Phone 
310 631-5981
Alt Phone  310 636-6030
Web Site  http://ci.carson.ca.us/extra/RanchoDominguez.htm
Alt Web  http://www.donaldlaird.com/landmarks/counties/100-199/152.html
Description  central structure of 75,000 acre Spanish land grant
Type of Resource  House Museum
Building Type Adobe
Era  1826

Chino
Yorba-Slaughter Adobe Museum
17127 Pomona Rincon Road
Chino CA 91710
Phone 909 597-8332
Web Site http://www.co.san-bernardino.ca.us/museum/yorba.htm
Alt Web http://www.chaffey.org/community/ontario/museum/distant_gold/05_partner_sites.html
Description center on one time 75,000 acre holdings, later center of settlement called Rincon
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Adobe
Era 1852
Last changed: 03/08/2003

California
Encino
Los Encinos State Historic Park
16576 Moorpark Street
Encino CA 91436
Phone
818 784-4849
Web Site
http://www.lahacal.org/losencinos.html
E-mail
mailto:http://www.lahacal.org/encinos/email.html
Description
5 acre park around natural spring which was the center of human habitation for centuries
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Park
Building Type Adobe
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Owner/Operator: California State Parks
Last changed: 03/19/2003

  CA
 
Indio
 
Coachella Valley Museum & Cultural Center
 
82-616 Miles Avenue
 
MAIL:  POP Box 595
 
Indio  CA  92201  
 
Phone  760 342-6651
 
Web Site  http://www.coachellavalleymuseum.org/
 
Description  local memorabilia in 1925 adobe house, 3 gardens on site
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Gardens
 
Building Type  Adobe
 
New or Updated:  08/20/2003
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