Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument

California State Historic Landmark 640

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#640 Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument
Here, on the historic Piedra Blanca Rancho, William Randolph Hearst created La Cuesta Encantada (The Enchanted Hill), including La Casa Grande and adjacent buildings, with their rare art treasures and beautiful gardens, 1919-1947.
Presented to the State of California in 1958 by the Hearst Corporation as a memorial to William Randolph Hearst, and donated in the name of his mother, Phoebe Apperson Hearst.

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In entrance rest area, Hwy 1, San Simeon.


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