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.
References in periodicals archive ?
(31) The restored adobe ranch house anchors the site designated in 1927 as the Pio Pico State Historic Park.
(19) "Historical Timeline: Pio Pico State Historic Park, Whittier, California," Pio Pico State Historic Park website, http://www.
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.