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San Luis Obispo County, California Points of Interest

Map of California State Historical Marker Locations in San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo County Historical Markers

San Luis Obispo County Churches
Estrella Adobe Church
This was the first Protestant church to be erected in the northern part of San Luis Obispo County. Construction was completed in 1878, restoration was... [click for more]

Mission San Luís Obispo De Tolosa
Founded by Fray Junípero Serra, OFM, first president of the California missions, Mission San Luís Obispo was the fifth in a chain of 21 ... [click for more]

Mission San Miguel Arcangel
This site was selected because of the great number of Salinan Indians that lived in the vicinity. Fray Fermín Francisco de Lasuén, OFM, ... [click for more]

San Luis Obispo County Historic Homes & Houses
Dallidet Adobe
This was the home of Pierre Hyppolite Dallidet, a native of France, who settled in San Luis Obispo in 1853 and became a vineyardist. His son, Paul Dal... [click for more]

Rancho Nipomo (Cpt. William G. Dana Rancho)
Rancho Nipomo, almost 38,000 acres in size, was granted to Boston sea captain William Goodwin Dana, in 1837. For many years Rancho Nipomo was the firs... [click for more]

San Luis Obispo County - General Interest
Administration and Veteran’s Memorial Building
This building, dedicated in 1914 and completed in 1918, was the headquarters for the Atascadero Colony, a model community envisioned by Edward G. Lewi... [click for more]

Ah Louis Store
Ah Louis' Store, established in 1874, was the first Chinese store in the county. It sold general merchandise and herbs and served as a bank, counting ... [click for more]

Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
Here on the historic Rancho Piedra Blanca, between 1919 and 1947, William Randolph Hearst created La Cuesta Encantada (The Enchanted Hill), including ... [click for more]

Morro Rock
An important mariner's navigational landfall for over three hundred years, Morro Reef was chronicled in the diaries of Portolá, Fr. Cresp&iacut... [click for more]

Nitt Witt Ridge
Twentieth Century Folk Art Environments (thematic historical marker). Charles Kasling began sculpturing near Andrade in 1967, and his creations now fi... [click for more]

Rios-Caledonia Adobe
This imposing building is an excellent example of California's Mexican-era architecture. With Indian labor, Petronilo Ríos built the two-story ... [click for more]

Santa Margarita Asistencia
This asistencia served as an outpost or chapel and storehouse for Mission San Luís Obispo. Here the mission padres and the Indians carried on e... [click for more]

The Sebastian Store
This is the oldest store building along the north coast of San Luis Obispo County. Built in the 1860s at Whaling Point, one-half mile to the west, it ... [click for more]

This page last updated: 11/11/2009