#391:  Sanchez Adobe

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Sanchez Adobe County Park, on Linda Mar Blvd east of Seville Dr, Pacifica





State Plaque


Site and plaque are in county park, which is gated during non-operating hours. Only partially visible from outside gate.

From the plaque:

The home of Francisco Sánchez (B. 1805, D. 1862), alcalde of San Francisco and commandante of militia under the Mexican Republic, grantee of the 8,926-acre Rancho San Pedro, and later a respected American citizen. His house, built 1842-46, afterwards was owned and remodeled by General Edward Kirkpatrick, it was purchased by the County of San Mateo in 1947 to be preserved as a public museum.

California State Park Commission. Monument base erected by the County of San Mateo in cooperation with the San Mateo Historical Association. Dedicated June 6, 1953.

2009 David Schmitt