Estudillo House - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 32° 45.263 W 117° 11.808
11S E 481564 N 3624075
Quick Description: An adobe building placed on the NRHP. The casa was featured in Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona, which made San Diego get on the map.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/23/2021 6:39:16 PM
Waymark Code: WM140G4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme
Views: 4

Long Description:
The plaque says,

"1829 Large adobe-block townhouse built by Lieutenant Jose Antonio Estudillo. Included servants's quarter, work and storage rooms, living and dining rooms and a Roman Catholic chapel.

1884 Helen Hunt Jackson's Ramona published, linking the casa with marriage place of Ramona, the novel's Indian heroine.

1906 Bought by investor John D. Spreckles.

1910 Restored by Hazel Wood Waterman, and afterwards promoted as 'Ramona's Marriage Place."

1932 Listed as California Historical Landmark.

1969 Restored by California Historical Landmark

1970 Listed as a National Historical Landmark."
Short Description: Historic Home

Book Title: Ramona

First Year Published: 1884

Author's Name: Helen Hunt Jackson

Name of Waymarked Item: Estudillo House

Location of Item: Building

Admission Price?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

More Information: Not listed

Link to more information about the book or waymarked item.: Not listed

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