1843 - Rancho de San Luis Gonzaga - 1931

1843 - Rancho de San Luis Gonzaga - 1931 (HM16SW)

Location: Hollister, CA 95023 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 3.609', W 121° 13.27'

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This rancho was a grant from the Mexican goverment (sic) to Jose, Maria, Mejia and Juan Perez Pacheco made November 4, 1843 and signed by Manuel Micheltorena, Mexican governor of the Californias.

The grant contained eleven square leagues of land and in 1852 when the Pacheco family filed claim with the United States for title it was located in Mariposa County.

A patent was issued to the heirs of the Pacheco's May 16, 1871 and was signed by U.S. Grant, President of the United States.

The age of the "adobe" building for which this marker is placed is not recorded, but from such data as can be obtained its age is estimated to be over 105 years.

Yosemite Parlor No. 24, N.S.G.W., Merced, in dedicating this plaque, this 26th day of April 1931 expresses the hope that all future generations may preserve this historic building and pay homage to the pioneers who built it.
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HM NumberHM16SW
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
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Year Placed1931
Placed ByNative Sons of the Golden West, Yosemite Parlor No. 24
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 4:55pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 658155 N 4103024
Decimal Degrees37.06015000, -121.22116667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 3.609', W 121° 13.27'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 3' 36.54" N, 121° 13' 16.20" W
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Area Code(s)408, 831
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2445 Cut Off Trail, Hollister CA 95023, US
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