Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum



California’s State Historic Landmark No.152

National Register of Historic Places

The mission of the Friends of Rancho San Pedro is to preserve and increase community awareness of early California history as it relates to the Dominguez family, homestead adobe and the Rancho San Pedro, the first Spanish land grant in California. This is accomplished through educational programs and the operation of the Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum.

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From Across the Spanish Empire: Soldiers Who Helped With the American Revolutionary War, 1776-1783

(Rancho Dominguez, CA)—The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will host its first lecture series of the year. Author Leroy Martinez, J.D. will discuss his book, From Across the Spanish Empire: Soldiers Who Helped With the American Revolutionary War, 1776-1783.

Martinez’s book is the first to identify the Spanish combatants serving in North America during the American Revolution. The book sheds light upon 7,500 Spanish soldiers who served during the American Revolution, any of whom could qualify as a descendent for membership in the Sons of the American Revolution. Martinez will discuss how under King Carlos III, the Spanish Empire provided significant aid and support for America’s struggle for independence from Great Britain.

The lecture will take place on Saturday, February 24th, 2018 at 1pm. The event is free. Martinez’s lecture will follow a Q&A session. Books will be available for purchase.

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum is Located at 18127 South Alameda Street, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220.

MUSEUM CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF NEW YEAR’S HOLIDAY

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will be closed for tours on Saturday, December 30th through Monday, January 1st in observance of the New Year’s Holiday.
—Museum Administration

MUSEUM CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will be closed for tours on Saturday, December 23rd through Monday, December 25th in observance of the Christmas Holiday.
—Museum Administration

Holiday Living History

LIVING HISTORY

Join us for our annual Holiday Living History event on Saturday, December 9th from 3pm-5pm. Come take a tour of our museum, make holiday crafts, and enjoy light holiday refreshments and snacks.

MUSEUM CLOSED IN OBSERVANCE OF THANKSGIVING DAY HOLIDAY

The Dominguez Rancho Adobe Museum will be closed for tours on Thursday, November 23rd through Sunday November 26th in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. Thank you for your understanding.

–Museum Administration

 

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    Guided Tours of the Adobe Museum are Offered (Adobe is only open for guided tours):
    • First Thursday and Friday of Each Month
    • Every Saturday, Sunday, and Wednesday
    • Tours are at 1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
    • No Reservations Needed for Parties Under 10
    • Tours del adobe están disponibles en español el segundo domingo de cada mes
    • Adobe tours available in Spanish the 2nd Sunday of each month
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    The Carson Companies

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    Board of Directors
    • Mr. William Barger
    • Mr. Tom Huston
    • Brother Rene Lepage, C.M.F.
    • Mr. Manny Marrero
    • Father Frank Ferrante, C.M.F
    • Mr. John F. Watkins
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    • Rev. Patrick J. McPolin, C.M.F.

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