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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7LO_fort-stockton_San-Diego-CA.html
Fortified briefly by Carlos Carrillo in 1838. This site became Fort Dupont (July -November 1846) after American forces took Old Town during the Mexican War. Retaken and held briefly by the Californios, it fell once more to the Americans, who renam…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7LL_estudillo-house_San-Diego-CA.html
Has been designated aRegistered National Historic LandmarkUnder the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935This site possesses exceptional valuein commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7LH_casa-de-pedrorena-de-altamirano_San-Diego-CA.html
Miguel Pedrorena Jr. built this adobe structure in 1869. It was the final adobe built in Old Town. In January 1871 Pedrorena gave the building to his sister Isabel de Altamirando, joining together two pioneer California families. Isabel and her hu…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7J1_el-campo-santo-the-holy-field_San-Diego-CA.html
El Campo Santo once included The Adobe Chapel on Conde Street, in which is buried Jose Antonio Aguirre and where funeral services were held for Maria Victoria Dominguez Estrillo, Cave Johnson Couts, and many distinguished early San Diegans, betwee…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7IT_birthplace-of-the-san-diego-union_San-Diego-CA.html
This birthplace of the San Diego UnionOctober 10, 1868Oldest daily in Southern California,is declared to be aHISTORIC SITE IN JOURNALISMby San Diego Professional ChapterSIGMA DELTA CHI
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7IQ_birthplace-of-the-san-diego-union_San-Diego-CA.html
A pioneer newspaper of CaliforniaFounded October 10, 1868
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7IH_adobe-chapel-of-the-immaculate-conception_San-Diego-CA.html
Originally built as the home of San Diego's John Brown in 1850, the house was converted to a church by Don Jose Aguirre in 1858. Father Antonio D. Ubach , formally a missionary among the Indians, was parish priest here from 1866 to 1907. It is sai…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7ID_don-antonio-aguirre_San-Diego-CA.html
Don Jose Antonio Aguirre built his adobe mansion on this site on or just prior to 1868. Because the Casa de Aguirre was one of the first houses in Old Town, the Aguirre - Antonio, his wife Rosaria and their many children - are considered to be one…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7IC_father-antonio-ubach_San-Diego-CA.html
Antonio Dominic Ubach, passionate advocate for California Native Americans, and defender of Indian rights, ran St. Anthony's Indian School on this site from 1856 to 1891. Father Ubach, created programs to help hundreds of Indian children adapt to …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM7IA_the-whaley-house_San-Diego-CA.html
Built by Thomas Whaley in 1856-57, this is the oldest brick structure in Southern California. In addition to being the home of the Whaley Family, it served variously as granary, store, courthouse and school, and as the town's first theater. Whaley…