Royal Spanish Presidio
California State Historic Landmark 636
#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.
El Presidio de Santa Barbara SHP, NW corner of Santa Barbara and Canyon Perdido Sts, Santa Barbara.
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