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CHL No. 637 Catalina Adobe - Los Angeles


NO. 637 CATALINA ADOBE - San Rafael was granted to José María Verdugo on October 20, 1784. Don José died April 12, 1831, leaving his estate to his son Julio and his blind daughter Catalina. This adobe was built for Dona Catalina in the 1830s; she lived here until her death in 1861. Still in excellent condition, the Catalina, or Original Mud Block, Adobe is now in private ownership.


2211 Bonita Dr, Glendale
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Near this adobe building is a large oak tree under which Mexican General Andrés Pico made his last camp before surrendering to the American General Frémont in 1846.

NO. 637 CATALINA ADOBE - The Quiet Garden