Fridolin Haass Watercolors of Santa Barbara Adobes

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Fridolin Haass Watercolors of Santa Barbara Adobes

Items in the Fridolin Haass Watercolors of Santa Barbara Adobes Collection

This three-room residence was built in the early nineteenth century. In 1853, Maria Antonio Feliz owned the property; Jules Goux, a native of France, acquired it in the 1870s. The adobe was demolished in 1955 and replaced by a parking lot.

Originally constructed as one of the residences for non-commissioned officers in the Presidio, this adobe was granted to José Maria Cañedo during the Mexican period. The Pedro Baron family owned the property for many years, living in the adobe and…

Constructed between 1818 and 1828 for the fifth comandante of the Santa Barbara Presidio, José de la Guerra, this "adobe mansion" was a center of the early community's political and social life. The house remained in the family for over one hundred…

This picturesque adobe is set back from East De la Guerra Street and is a part of the Meridian Studios complex developed by Bernhard Hoffmann in 1923-25. The adobe was constructed for a Presidio soldier, possibly around 1830. Mr. and Mrs. Hoffmann…

This remnant of the Presidio was built in 1788, making it the oldest building in Santa Barbara. For many decades, the family of Presidio soldier Jesus Valenzuela lived in the adobe. In 1941, a group of citizens purchased El Cuartel and it became Boy…

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