The Famous Hotel El Paso de Robles 1891 - 1940

The Famous Hotel El Paso de Robles 1891 - 1940 (HM14RG)

Location: Paso Robles, CA 93446 San Luis Obispo County
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N 35° 37.533', W 120° 41.483'

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On May 11, 1889, with one million bricks piled at this site, the laying of the foundation of this famous hotel was begun.

In November of 1889, the El Paso de Robles Hotel Company was incorporated with five stockholders: Drury and Louisa James, Daniel and Cecelia Blackburn and Ed Burns.

The famous hotel was completed in October 1891 and was one of the most romantic structures in all of San Luis Obispo County and in California. The architect was Jacob Lenzen.

On December 12, 1940, the magnificent hotel was destroyed by fire.

This site is in the northernmost part of the original El Paso de Robles Mexican land grant. The land grant was purchased from Petronillo Rios on August 1, 1857 by Daniel and James Blackburn and Lazarus Godchaux.

The first El Paso Robles Hotel was completed on this site in June 1864 by Dr. Faliaferro Johnson and was in use until October 12, 1891.

The present Paso Robles Inn was completed in February 1942. Linden and Harriett Chandler purchased the Paso Robles Inn property in December 1962.
HM NumberHM14RG
Year Placed1989
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:07am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 709067 N 3944871
Decimal Degrees35.62555000, -120.69138333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 37.533', W 120° 41.483'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 37' 31.98" N, 120° 41' 28.98" W
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Area Code(s)805
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1043-1099 Spring St, Paso Robles CA 93446, US
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