#0509 Joaquin Moraga Adobe


#0509 Joaquin Moraga Adobe

Site information:

24 Adobe Ln, Orinda

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

As of 2020, a group is raising funds to restore the adobe for public access.


Plaque information:

No plaque

OHP description:

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.

Registered 9/24/1953