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Avila Adobe Museum

Category: Monuments + Museums

Los Angeles, CA

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Avila Adobe, Los Angeles, CA : Reviews of Avila Adobe - Yahoo! Travel
This adobe structure, built by Don Francisco Avila, is considered the oldest existing house in Los Angeles. By modern standards the home is quite small, though ...
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Avila Adobe in Los Angeles, CA
Avila Adobe has been restored a lot in the past years, but the original walls are still there, which says a lot about the construction in that era. The largest restoration took place after the earthquake in 1971. It has served many purposes through the years. It was the headquarters used by Commodor...
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Nick's Photos: America 2004 - Los Angeles: Avila Adobe
The Avila Adobe is the oldest existing house in Los Angeles. Built about 1818 by Don Francisco Avila, it was occupied briefly as American headquarters in 1847. Severely damaged in the earthquake of 1971, the house is now restored as an example of Californ...
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Avila Adobe
Today, it is a museum preserved to look as it did in the 1840s. Many of the walls are originals, nearly two centuries old. Only one piece of original furniture still exists; a black lacquered table. It is thought to have been a wedding gift in 1822 to Francisco, then a widower at the age of 50, and ...
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Avila Adobe - Historic Adobes of Los Angeles County by John R. Kielbasa ISBN: 0-8059-4172-X - Things To Do In Los Angeles
Avila had four brothers who were also prominent figures in early Southern California. Antonio (Ignacio) Avila, who was mentioned in Jed Smith's journal, was a wealthy ranchero also. He owned 22,458 acres of land known as Rancho Sausal Redondo (Ranch of the Circular Willow Grove). This large tract wa...
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