Thursday, April 04, 2024

California Historical Landmark #640

We toured Hearst Castle on Day Seven of our California Road Trip.

Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
California State Historical Landmark #640

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This landmark is located in the Hearst Castle Visitor Center at 700 Hearst Castle Road, San Simeon. There are 12 other California State Historical Landmarks in San Luis Obispo County. The GPS coordinates for this location are 35° 39' 03.5" N 121° 11' 10.1" W.

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California Historical Landmark #640

HEARST SAN SIMEON STATE HISTORICAL MONUMENT - Here on the historic Rancho Piedra Blanca, between 1919 and 1947, William Randolph Hearst created La Cuesta Encantada (The Enchanted Hill), including La Casa Grande and adjacent buildings with their rare art treasures and beautiful gardens.

The Hearst Corporation presented it to the State of California in 1958 as a memorial to William Randolph Hearst, donated in the name of his mother, Phoebe Apperson Hearst.

California Historical Landmark #640

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