Rancho Simi (1795)

Rancho Simi (1795) (HMYFW)

Location: Simi Valley, CA 93065 Ventura County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 16.45', W 118° 48.035'

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This is the site of the headquarters of the Spanish Rancho San Jose de Nuestra Senora de Altagarcia y Simi. The name derives from "Shimiji," the name of the Chumash village here before the Spanish. At 113,000 acres, Rancho Simi was one of the state's largest land grants. Two prominent Spanish and Mexican family names are connected with the Rancho: Santiago Pico who first received the grant, and Jose de la Guerra who purchased the Rancho in 1842. Two rooms of original adobe remain, part of the Strathean home built in 1892-93.
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HM NumberHMYFW
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Marker Number979
Year Placed1989
Placed ByState Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Simi Valley Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 3:18am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 334246 N 3794022
Decimal Degrees34.27416667, -118.80058333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 16.45', W 118° 48.035'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 16' 27.00" N, 118° 48' 2.10" W
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Area Code(s)530, 805, 714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 173-199 Strathearn Pl, Simi Valley CA 93065, US
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