Castro/Breen Adobe and Plaza Hotel

Castro/Breen Adobe and Plaza Hotel (HM1K7N)

Location: San Juan Bautista, CA 95045 San Benito County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 50.694', W 121° 32.152'

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The Castro/Breen adobe is associated with the early development and settlement of Mexican California. The adobe is an excellent example of blended eastern and western building methods first produced in Monterey to form the Monterey Colonial architectural style. The adobe served as headquarters and residence to Jose Antonio Castro, Commandant General of Alta California, and later to Donner Party survivors Patrick Breen and family.The Plaza Hotel originated as a one-story adobe barracks and two-story guardhouse for soldiers protecting Mission San Juan Bautista across the street. After secularization in 1835, the building became a home and general store for the Anzar family. The building was rented and later sold to Italian immigrant Angelo Zanetta who added a wooden second story and opened the Plaza Hotel in January 1859. The hotel became noted for its fine cuisine and liquors. In the 1860s San Juan Bautista became a stop for seven stagecoach lines. The hotel welcomed travelers, business men, and traveling salesmen. When the New Idria quicksilver mine opened just to the southeast, even more patrons frequented the hotel.Rededicated 2014, the 150th anniversary of California State Parks
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HM NumberHM1K7N
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Marker Number179 & 180
Year Placed2014
Placed ByCalifornia State Parks & Native Sons of the Golden West Historical Preservation Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, April 27th, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 630540 N 4078667
Decimal Degrees36.84490000, -121.53586667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 50.694', W 121° 32.152'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 50' 41.64" N, 121° 32' 9.12" W
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Area Code(s)831, 408
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 2nd St, San Juan Bautista CA 95045, US
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