Pio Pico State Historic Park

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Pio Pico State Historic Park


Location:In Whittier, west of I-605 at Pioneer and Whittier boulevards.
Facilities:Historic home, picnic areas (é).
Activities:Guided tours.
Special Features:Park commemorates the life of California's last Mexican governor before the American takeover of 1846. Once the headquarters of Pico's 8,894-acre ranch, the park includes a 19th century adobe that has recently been structurally stabilized, and facilities and grounds that have been completely renovated.
Address:c/o Angeles District Office
1925 Las Virgenes
Calabasas, CA 91302

Phone:562-695-1217
Web: www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=621
Size: 3.4 acres.

See other parks in California.
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Seidner is no newcomer to the adobe restoration process, with 22 years of experience that includes several state and national landmarks, such as Los Angeles' Pio Pico Adobe and Leonis Adobe in Calabasas under his belt.
At Pio Pico State Historic Park in Whittier, the Pio Pico Adobe was partially spared by ground-breaking stabilization techniques used after an earlier temblor - the 1987 Whittier Narrows quake - wreaked havoc.