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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM264B_moreton-bay-fig-tree_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
In 1876, a visiting sailor presented the seedling of this Moreton Bay Fig Tree to a little girl who planted it at 201 State Street. When the girl moved away a year later, her friend Adeline Crabb relocated the sapling to the location before you. …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM212P_hotel-virginia_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
The Hotel Virginia at 17 West Haley Street was originally built in 1916 as a two-story brick hotel by Charles Maas, with a third story addition in 1925. Haley at this time was a residential street with small redwood homes set on large lots. The co…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20O3_the-orena-adobe_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
Constructed in 1849 by Don José de la Guerra, this adobe was originally used to house supplies brought in from ships anchored in the harbor. Don Gaspar Oreña bought the adobe and added the story-and-a-half portion in 1858, shortly after…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20BF_janssens-orella-adobe-house-site_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
An adobe house was built here in 1857 where Don Agustin Janssens, a Belgian, and his wife, Maria Antonia Pico, lived into the 1870s. Janssens, a frequent office holder in the region, had arrived in California in 1834. Don Bruno F. Orella, a native…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1D7V_santa-barbara-veterans-memorial-building_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
This memorial honors the residents of Santa Barbara County, who as members of the United States Armed Forces, died in the service of their country in peace and in war. 473 Santa Barbara County residents are known to have made the ultimate sacr…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ57_rochin-birabent-adobe_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
Built in 1856 bySenora Ordaz de Rochin withinthe confines of the presido - using adobe bricks and tilesfrom the presidio ruins.Now owned byLeontine Birabent Phelan,grandaughter of Senora Rochin.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ3C_the-rochin-adobe_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
In 1856 Senor Jose Maria Rochin purchased for $30 the first parcel of land sold within the presidio boundaries. "1st day of October 1856, between the mayor and common council of the city of Santa Barbara of the first part and Jose Maria Rochin …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ3B_santa-barbara-presidio_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
This tablet marks the southeasterly boundary of the Santa Barbara Presidio founded in 1782 by Gov. Felipe de Neve and Capt. Jose Francisco Ortega in command of fifty soldiers accompanied by Fray Junipero Serra who dedicated the site.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYHQ_sambos-birthplace_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
On this location - June 17, 1957the first of Sambo's nationwidechain of family restaurantsopened its doors.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYCX_jose-loberos-opera-house_Santa-Barbara-CA.html
On this site, February 22, 1873, Jose Lobero, impressario and musician, opened the first legitimate theatre in southern California. The Lobero continues to serve the cultural interests of Santa Barbara one hundred years later.
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