#509:  Joaquin Moraga Adobe

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24 Adobe Ln, Orinda





No Plaque


Site is at the end of a gated drive and on private property. No access allowed that I know of.

From the Guidebook:

In 1835 Don Joaquin Moraga, with his cousin Don Juan Bernal, was awarded this grant which they called Rancho Laguna de los Palos Colorados - the adobe was completed in 1841. Don Joaquin was the grandson of Jose Joaquin Moraga, founder and first commandante of the Presidio of San Francisco.

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