Casa De Carrillo

California State Historic Landmark 74

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

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#074 Casa de Carrillo
Presidio commandante Francisco Maria Ruiz built this house next to his 1808 pear garden late in 1821 for his close relative and fellow soldier, Joaquin Carrillo, and his large family. From this adobe dwelling, in April 1829, daughter Josefa Carrillo eloped to Chile with Henry Delano Fitch. When Ruiz died in 1839 and Joaquin soon afterwards, son Ramon Carrillo sold this property to Lorenzo Soto. It was transferred several times before 1932, deteriorating gradually, until George Marston and associates restored the house and grounds and deeded them to the city of San Diego as a golf course.

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About 100 ft NE of Juan St on Wallace St, Presidio Golf Course, San Diego.

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