Richard Schulte on Los Peñasquitos

Excellent piece about  one of our member organizations by Richard Schulte ( link to site and article ).

Downtown San Diego has been my home for many years. My online activities reflect my love for writing, blogging, walking and photography.

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The second oldest residence in San Diego County can be found inside Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve. The adobe ranch house was built in 1823 by Captain Francisco María Ruiz, who was Commandante of San Diego’s presidio. He built two small adobe buildings on Rancho Santa Maria de Los Peñasquitos, his large 8,486-acre Mexican land grant north of the Presidio and Mission San Diego de Alcalá. It was first land grant made by the Mexican government in this area, just two years after Mexico became independent from Spain ( more )

For more information about the park via their official website ( go here )

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I joined the Ocean Beach Historical Society in San Diego Ca thought it would be nice to spend time with them.
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