Tuesday, August 02, 2011

California Historical Landmark #425

Jack and I stopped here after lunch when he was playing baseball in Lakeside.

La Cañada de Los Coches Rancho
California State Historical Landmark #425

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This landmark is located at 13468 Old Highway 80, Lakeside, California. There are 71 other California State Historical Landmarks in San Diego County. The GPS coordinates for this location are N 32° 50.182 W 116° 54.016.

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California Historical Landmark #425

Commemorating Cañada de Los Coches Rancho, smallest Mexican grant in California, granted in 1843 to Apolinaria Lorenzana by Governor Manuel Micheltorena. This is the site of the old grist mill.

La Canada de Los Coches Rancho or "The Vale of the Hogs" Ranch was only 28.39 acres in area. This was originally part of El Cajon Rancho of the San Diego Mission. Senorita Apolinaria Lorenzana held it for the Mission when all church lands were being distributed to land seekers.

California Historical Landmark #425

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