Rancho San Francisco

California State Historic Landmark 556

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#556 Rancho San Francisco
Approximately one-half mile south of this point was the adobe headquarters of Rancho San Francisco. Originally built about 1804 as a granary of Mission San Fernando, the rancho was granted to Antonio Del Valle in 1839. Here William Lewis Manly and John Rogers in January, 1850, obtained supplies and animals with which they rescued their comrades of a California bound, gold seeking emigrant party then stranded and starving in Death Valley, some 250 miles northeast.

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SW corner of "The Old Road" and Henry Mayo Dr, 0.2 mi S of I-5 and State Hwy 126 interchange, Valencia.

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