Site of the Valenzuela Adobe

Site of the Valenzuela Adobe (HMZ1Q)

Location: San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675 Orange County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 30.082', W 117° 39.762'

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Antonio Valenzuela, early pioneer of the town of San Juan Capistrano, built the adobe in the early 1840s, probably on the ruins of a mission Indian adobe dating to the 1790s. Later Valenzuela family members worked as local cowboys or vaqueros. The adobe was damaged by fire in 1879; rebuilt ca. 1900, some portions endured until the 1960s. This site was also occupied by several thousand years ago by ancestors of the Juaneno (Acagchemen) Indians, as shown by artifacts recovered during 1988 excavations.
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 7:41am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 438445 N 3707067
Decimal Degrees33.50136667, -117.66270000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 30.082', W 117° 39.762'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 30' 4.92" N, 117° 39' 45.72" W
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Area Code(s)949, 714
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 31778 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano CA 92675, US
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