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Montanez Adobe - San Juan Capistrano, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 30.095 W 117° 39.880
11S E 438262 N 3707092
Quick Description: The Montnez Adobe is one of many historic buildings in the Los Rios historic district.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 11/27/2014 1:31:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMMZ60
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
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Long Description:
This adobe house is located right in the center of the main plaza for Los Rios Street. On the weekends this place can be very busy at time, but during the weekday, this place is a ghost town. The Montanez Abode was one of the first buildings here in San Juan Capistrano and is still consider to be part of the mission which is located only about 200 feet to the east of here. The plaque says, "Constructed in 1794, as one of forty adobes built to house mission indians. Named for Polonia Montanez, a nineteenth century resident. Owned by Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Dunvin, preserved by San Juan Capistrano Historical Society. Restored in 1981 by city of San Juan Capistrano and county of Orange."
Earliest Recorded Date of Construction: 1/1/1794

Architectural Period/Style: Adobe

Type of Building e.g. Country House, Stately Home, Manor:

Interesting Historical Facts or Connections:
All on the plaque

Main Material of Construction: Mud/Wood

Private/Public Access: Public

Admission Fee (if applicable): 0.00 (listed in local currency)


Additional Dates of Construction: Not listed

Architect (if known): Not listed

Landscape Designer (if known): Not listed

Listed Building Status (if applicable): Not listed

Opening Hours (if applicable): Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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