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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMY4K_hill-carrillo-adobe_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
Built in 1826 by Daniel Hill of Massachusetts for his bride Rafaela Luisa Ortega Y Olivera, granddaughter of Jose Francisco Ortega, founder and first Commandante of the Royal Presidio of Santa Barbara. Later occupied by the family of Guillermo Car…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DOU_ranchos_Long-Beach-CA.html
Los Alamitos · Los CerritosThis plaque marks the dividing line between the two ranchos on which Long Beach was subsequently built. Originally a part of a Spanish land grant to Manuel Nieto in 1784. They were partitioned between the heirs by…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYDR_merced-theatre_Los-Angeles-CA.html
The Merced Theatre was built in 1870 and is one of the oldest structures erected in Los Angeles for the presentation of dramatic performances. It served as the center of theatrical activity in the city from 1871 to 1876. The theatre was built by W…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM129D_montalvo-house_Brackettville-TX.html
Yldefonso Montalvo (1855-1941), also known by the name Obed Woods, built this dwelling about 1887. He used cedar pickets, caliche plaster, and other materials available in the area. Originally the kitchen and several outbuildings stood nearby. The…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMVE6_los-floridanos_St-Augustine-FL.html
"Los Floridanos" referred to the children born to the Spanish settlers of St. Augustine during the First Spanish Period (1565-1763). Translated it means "The Floridians" and record of this title can be found in many Spanish Government documents, i…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17E0_a-clash-of-cultures_Saint-Simons-Island-GA.html
The skirmish at Bloody Marsh was more than a battle.It was a clash of cultures - each vying for control ofwhat is now the southeastern United States.Soldiers from Hispanic colonies in the New Worldfought under the Spanish banner, with the help ofI…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMLFI_site-of-original-mission-dolores-chapel-and-dolores-lagoon-rammaytush_San-Francisco-CA.html
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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1DEG_site-of-mission-santa-cruz-de-san-saba_Menard-TX.html
Founded among the Lipan Apache Indians by Franciscan Missionaries in 1757 through the financial aid of the Count of Regla. - Sacked and left in ruins by the Comanches in 1758. - - Here perished Padres Alonso Giraldo de Terreros and Jose Santiesteb…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM100U_a-cosmopolitan-society_Columbia-CA.html
Columbia was a boomtown.The discovery of gold in 1850 attracted thousands of miners here. As more people arrived, the demand for goods, services and entertainment soared. In the gold rush, Columbia stores and other businesses thrived. The town …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM17Y5_cross-of-el-camino-real_San-Miguel-CA.html
El Camino Real, the Royal Highway, connected the California missions. At the beginning it was a trail, and a cross carved into the bark of trees showed the right path. This was such a tree, and the cross was lost until the day the tree fell (near …
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