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#512:  Alvarado Adobe

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Location:

NW corner of San Pablo Blvd and Church Ln, San Pablo

37.958793,-122.340609

 

 

Plaque:

No Plaque, but there is a state sign

Notes:


From the Guidebook:

Site of adobe house, grape arbor, and gardens built in 1842 by Jesús María Castro for his mother, Dona Gabriéla Berryessa de Castro, widow of Francisco María Castro who had been granted Rancho (Cuchiyunes) San Pablo in 1823. When Dona Gabriéla died in 1851, the adobe became the property of her daughter, Martina Castro de Alvarado, wife of Juan Bautista Alvarado, who was Governor of California from 1836 to 1842.



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