Casa de Pedrorena de Altimirano (SOUTH) - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 32° 45.222 W 117° 11.772
11S E 481621 N 3623999
Quick Description: This is a set of duplicate markers at the Casa de Pedrorena de Altimirano.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/17/2014 8:17:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMM9MQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
Views: 1

Long Description:
This waymark is for the plaque at the north entrance. The plaque says, "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 Altamirano, joining together two pioneer California families. Isabel and her husband Jose Antonio Altamirano raised their large family in this home. Isabel's father, Miguel Pedrorena, was a prominant merchant in Mexican California, and represented the San Diego area at the California State Constitutional Convention held in 1849. Jose Antonio Altamirano was born in Las Paz, Lower California in 1835, but came to San Diego in 1849 to explore the mining possibilities of the area. He also engaged in stock raising ventures on both sides of the border."
Marker Number: 70.00

Marker Name: Casa de Pedrorena de Altimirano

County: San Diego

Has Official CA Plaque: no

2616 San Diego Ave, Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

Marker Dedication Date: Not listed

Website: Not listed

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