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#1020:  Leo Carrillo Ranch (Rancho de los Kiotes)

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Location:

6200 Flying L.C. Lane, Carlsbad

33.120319,-117.236691

Plaque:

State Plaque

Links:

Friends of the Leo Carrillo Ranch
City of Carlsbad's Carrillo Ranch page

Notes:

Access is restricted by hours of operation.


Plaque Text:

Leo Carrillo Ranch (Rancho de los Kiotes)

Between 1937 and 1940, these adobe and wood buildings were built by actor Leo Carrillo as a retreat, working ranch, and tribute to old California culture and architecture. The Leo Carrillo Ranch, with its Flying 'LC' brand, originally covered 2,538 acres and was frequented by Carrillo and his friends until 1960. Leo Carrillo was a strong, positive, and well-loved role model who sought to celebrate California's early Spanish heritage, through a life of good deeds and charitable causes.

Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the City of Carlsbad, Friends of Carrillo Ranch and and Squibob Chapter, E Clampus Vitus, August 6, 1996.



©2009 David Schmitt