NO. 942 SITE OF THE RANCHO CHINO ADOBE OF ISAAC WILLIAMS - Near this site, Isaac Williams in 1841 built a large adobe home, located on the 22,000-acre Rancho Chino which he acquired from his father-in-law Antonio Lugo. The 'Battle of Chino' occurred at the adobe on September 26-27, 1846, during which 24 Americans were captured by a group of about 50 Californios. Located on the Southern Immigrant Trail to California, the adobe later became an inn and stage stop famous for its hospitality.
4040 Eucalyptus Ave, Chino Hills, CA
The plaque is in front of a Fire Station/Training center at 4040 Eucalyptus Ave, Chino Hills, CA. The address in the guidebook is incorrect.
This is the site where the first battle in California took place during the American war with Mexican California.