Moraga Adobe

Also known as: Moraga,Joaquin Adobe
24 Adobe Lane, Orinda, California

Photos 

Jose Joaquin Moraga Adobe

Photo HABS/HAER 1922, Courtesy Library of Congress

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Description 

"In 1835 Don Joaquín Moraga, with his cousin Don Juan Bernal, was awarded this grant which they called Rancho Laguna de los Palos Colorados - the adobe was completed in 1841. Don Joaquín was the grandson of José Joaquín Moraga, founder and first commandante of the Presidio of San Francisco." - California Historic Landmark No.509

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 16, 1972
Reference number
72000223
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1825-1849
Significant years
1841; 1941

Update Log 

  • March 31, 2019: New photos from Richard Doody
  • March 26, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Added historical info

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