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Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve

  • Also Known AS: Los Penasquitos Historic and Archeological District
  • Also Known As: Los Penasquitos Ranch also Johnson--Taylor Adobe
  • Also Known As: SDI-8125 also SDI-8125H

  • Travel Genus: Sight , Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District
  • Locale Type: Outdoor Space

Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve protects 4,000 acres of both Penasquitos and Lopez Canyons in San Diego, California. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Francisco Maria Ruiz Architect
George Alonzo Johnson Architect
1846/12/15 Stephen W Kearny American Commander General Stephen Watts Kearny and the Army of the West pass by Alvarado's Place on the way to San Diego. Battle of San Pasqual


Johnson-Taylor Ranch Headquarters
  • NRHP
Mohnike Adobe
  • NRHP
Ruiz-Alvarado Ranch Site
  • NRHP

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Particulars for Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve:
Historic Use Agricultural outbuildings
Area of Significance Agriculture
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Cultural Affiliation Euro-American
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Area of Significance Historic - aboriginal
Area of Significance Historic and non-aboriginal
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Criteria Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation La Jollan and Late Prehistoric
Level of Significance Local
Cultural Affiliation Mexican American
Other Description Mexican Pueblo
Level of Significance National
Locale Type Outdoor Space
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Prehistoric
Historic Use Road-related
Historic Use Single dwelling
Historic Use Village site

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 8th June 2006

Registry Name: Los Penasquitos Historic and Archeological District
Registry Address: 12020 Black Mountain Rd.
Registry Number: 06000613
Resource Type: District
Owner: Local
Architect: Ruiz, Francisco Maria; Johnson, George Alonzo
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Mexican Pueblo
Contributing Buildings: 5
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 3
Contributing Structures: 3
Certification: Date received-pending nomination
Level of Significance: National; Local
Area of Significance: Prehistoric, Historic - aboriginal, Historic and non-aboriginal, Exploration-settlement, Architecture, Agriculture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person, Architecture-Engineering, Information Potential
Cultural Affiliation: La Jollan and Late Prehistoric, Mexican, Euro-American
Significant Year: 1823, 1862
Associated People: Johnson, George Alonza
Historic Function: Transportation, Domestic, Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Road-related, Village site, Agricultural outbuildings
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum Outdoor recreation

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