Royal Spanish Presidio

California State Historic Landmark 636

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#636 Site of Royal Spanish Presidio of Santa Barbara
This presidio was established under orders of King Carlos III, April 19-21, 1782, by Governor Felipe de Neve, Padre Junipero Serra and Lieutenant Jose Francisco Ortega, to provide the benefits of government for the inhabitants of the Santa Barbara Channel region of California.

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El Presidio de Santa Barbara SHP, NW corner of Santa Barbara and Canyon Perdido Sts, Santa Barbara.


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