Santa Barbara County
Historical Markers


Historical Marker #636 - Royal Spanish Presidio - Santa Barbara, CA

Source: Royal Spanish Presidio Image Gallery

El Presidio de Santa Barbara State Historic Park, NW corner of Santa Barbara and Canyon Perdido Sts, Santa Barbara, CA.

N 34° 25.351 W 119° 41.918

Old Presidio in downtown Santa Barbara, CA. ?This presidio was established April 19-21, 1782 by Governor Felipe de Neve, Padre Junípero Serra, and Lieutenant José Francisco Ortega, under orders of King Carlos III to provide the benefits of government for the inhabitants of the Santa Barbara Channel region of California.

Royal Spanish Presidio Image Gallery


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