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Adobes populate the Southwest -- and here's a guide to finding them.  If we missed some (a pretty good bet), let us know  -- please!
 

Type of Building - Adobe  California (Los Angeles - Spring Valley)

 
  Adobe pages: AZ-CACA, CO-NM  

 

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  Lake Forest

  Heritage Hill Historical Park

  25151 Serrano Road

  Lake Forest  CA  92630    

  Phone   949 923-2230

  Web Site  http://www.ocparks.com/heritagehill/

  E-mail  mailto:heritagehill@ocparks.com

  Description 4 acres with 1863 adobe, 1890 school, 1891 church, 1908 ranch house

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type  Adobe

  Era  late 19th

  New or Updated:  4/16/2006


  CA

  Long Beach

  Rancho Los Alamitos

  6400 Bixby Hill Road

  Long Beach  CA   90815    

  Phone   562 431-3541

  Web Site  http://www.longbeach.gov/park/facilities/rancho_los_alamitos_historic_site.asp

  Alt Web  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/ca/ca10.htm

  Description  five agricultural buildings, including working blacksmith shop & live farm animals

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type   Adobe

  New or Updated:  11/15/2005


  CA

  Long Beach

  Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site

  4600 Virginia Road

  Long Beach  CA  90807    

  Phone   562 570-1755

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

  Alt Web  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/ca/ca10.htm

  Description  2 story adobe restored to 1860-80

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Building Type   Adobe

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  11/15/2005

California
Los Angeles
Centinela Adobe Complex
7634 Midfield Avenue
Los Angeles CA 90045
Phone
213 649-6272
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://www.cityofinglewood.org/depts/council/history.htm
Description complex includes 1934 adobe, 1887 land office, Heritage & Research
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Adobe
Research /Reading Archives
Owner/Operator:  Historical Society of Centinela Valley
New or Updated: 04/21/2003

California
Mission Hills
Andres Pico Adobe
10940 Sepulveda Boulevard
PO Box 7039
Mission Hills CA  92346
Phone 
818 365-7810
Web Site  *****
Alt Web  http://www.rootsweb.com/~calasfv/fr2lib.html
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum
Primary Focus 
Local History
Building Type 
Adobe
Research/Reading 
Library
Owner/Operator: 
San Fernando Valley Historical Society

California

Nipomo

Dana Adobe

671 South Oak Glenn Ave

Nipomo CA  
93444
Phone 
805 929-2570
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
House Museum
Building Type  Adobe

California
Pacifica

Sanchez Adobe

1000 Linda Mar Boulevard

Pacifica CA  
94044
Phone 
650 359-1462
Web Site www.sanmateocountyhistory.com/home.html
Description  Built by one-time alcalde of San Francisco
Type of Resource  House Museum
Building Type  Adobe
Era 1842

California
Pomona

Palomares Adobe

491 East Arrow Highway

Pomona CA  
91767
Phone 
909 620-0264
Web Site  http://www.osb.net/Pomona/
Description   13 room adobe with outbuilding complex including blacksmith shop
Type of  Resource  House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type Adobe
Era  1854

California
San Diego
Old Town San Diego SHP
San Diego Avenue at Twiggs
San Diego CA 92110
Phone 619 220-5422
Web Site http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=663
Alt Web http://www.sandiegohistory.org/links/oldtown.htm
Description five original adobes in complex that includes mission, presidio & numerous later buildings
Type of Resource Historic District
Building Type Adobe
Era 1821-1872
New or Updated: 07/01/2003

California
San Marino

Michael White Adobe
San Marino CA  
91118
Phone 
626 568-0119
Web Site  http://www.smnet.org/comm_group/historical/
Description  maintained on the grounds of San Marino High School
Type of Resource   House Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Adobe
Research  Archives
Owner/Operator  San Marino Historical Society

California
Spring Valley
Bancroft Ranch House
9050 Memory Lane
Spring Valley CA 91977
Phone
619 469-1480
Web Site
*****
E-mail    SpringVlyHistSoc@aol.com
Alt Web www.sandiegohistory.org/societies/springvalley/ranchhouse.htm
Description local history collection in historic adobe
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Adobe
Owner/Operator: Spring Valley Historical Society
New or Updated: 06/13/2003


 

 

 

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