1893Frank Antonio De Luca, Italian immigrant, naturalized 1872 at Memphis, TN. and wife, Florence, created this small house, typical of Julian, in 1897 from a studless rough plank cabin built in 1893 by miner C.L. Barnett. De Luca came here in 1889, age 42, and became a leading merchant, grubstaker of gold miners and an astute trader in land. He, other businessmen and farmers organized the first apple day celebration Oct. 9, 1909. Childless Florence retired to San Diego when Frank died in 1925, age 77. She died there in 1945, age 90.
|Placed By||Julian Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 537235 N 3659978|
|Decimal Degrees||33.07776667, -116.60105000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 4.666', W 116° 36.063'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 4' 39.96" N, 116° 36' 3.78" W|
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|Area Code(s)||760, 619|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1920-2098 CA-78, Ramona CA 92065, US|
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