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#152:  Dominguez Ranchhouse

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Location:

18127 S Alameda, Compton

33.867151,-118.217656

 

 

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

Plaque and site are located on private grounds with limited hours of access.


From the plaque:

Central portion of the ranchhouse was built in 1826 by Manuel Domínguez. Rancho San Pedro, ten square leagues granted provisionally by Governor Fages to Juan José Domínguez in 1784. Regranted by Governor Solá to Cristobal Domínguez in 1822. Battle of Domínguez Ranch, fought on this rancho October 8 and 9, 1846, Californians led by José Antonio Carrillo repelled the United States forces under Captain William Mervine, U.S. Navy, in an attempt to recapture the Pueblo of Los Angeles.

Plaque placed April 25th, 1945 by Californiana Parlor No. 247, N.D.G.W. in cooperation with Board of Supervisors of the County of Los Angeles. California State Park Commission.



©2009 David Schmitt