Plaza Wash House - San Juan Bautista, California
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hotshoe
N 36° 50.680 W 121° 32.095
10S E 630626 N 4078642
Quick Description: Wooden laundry / bath house in state historic park
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/7/2009 1:04:11 PM
Waymark Code: WM6BAZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache
Views: 16

Long Description:
This outbuilding is now part of San Juan Bautista State Historic Park. It's behind the Plaza Hall, which originally was a dormitory for mission Indian women, then turned into a home and hotel for stagecoach travelers.
The washhouse is almost impossible to imagine as it would have appeared when in use - now the state park has stuffed it with pots, washboards, and other antiques donated by well-meaning citizens. The display is incoherent and there is no interpretive sign (just the Wash House label on one side). The water used to be pumped (by hand) outside and carried into the wash house by the bucketsful.
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