CA-308 De La Guerra Plaza 1850-1950

Marker text: DE LA GUERRA PLAZA 1850-1950

Near this site August 26, 1850, two weeks before California Statehood, duly elected common council, City of Santa Barbara, held first official meeting. Here in 1875, first City Hall erected and area still center of city's governmental activities. Plaza scene early Santa Barbara fiestas, and De La Guerra House set standards for Santa Barbara hospitality.

Marker erected by California Centennials Commission in cooperation with Old Spanish Days in Santa Barbara, and Santa Barbara Historical Society, Dedicated August 26, 1950

Today in Marker History


Expanded Maps

View more information