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Diego Sepulveda Adobe

Posted on September 10, 2012 | 10:58am

City officials and community members gathered to honor the Segerstrom family for their 1963 donation of the Diego Sepulveda Adobe and the 5 acres of land it sits on to the city of Costa Mesa.

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The Diego Sepulveda Adobe currently serves as a museum and as a reminder of the early settlers of Orange County.  The 5 acres of land is now Estancia Park.  The Adobe is the second oldest structure in the county and is California Historical Landmark No. 227.  It was originally built between 1820 and 1823 to house the herdsmen who tended the cattle and horses from the Mission San Juan Capistrano.  It is located six Spanish Leagues, or about 24 miles, from the mission on the banks of the Santa Ana River. Read More

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