From the plaque:
This restored adobe, second
oldest in San Joaquin Valley, was built by Daniel Rhoades,
who came to California in 1846 by overland caravan. Rhoades
and his brother, John, were among organizers of the first
expedition that attempted to rescue Donner party at
Donner Lake. Adobe built in 1856, has had continued
Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission, base furnished by Kings County Centennials Committee. Dedicated February 4, 1950.