ROYAL SPANISH PRESIDIO


This presidio was established April 19-21, 1782 by Governor Felipe de Neve, Padre Junípero Serra, and Lieutenant José Francisco Ortega, under orders of King Carlos III to provide the benefits of government for the inhabitants of the Santa Barbara Channel region of California.

Designation:
• American Revolutionary War Historical Site
• Juan Bautista de Anza Historic Trail
• National Historic Site (73000455)
• State Historical Site (636)
Visited: 07/29/2015
LocationMap
Websitewww.sbthp.org