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Doors Open California at the Castro Adobe

June 11, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Park visitors talk on the front porch of the Castro Adobe

Join us for Doors Open California! The Castro Adobe is one of more than 75 unique and fascinating historic places in all corners of the state being highlighted during the firstever Doors Open California weekend, sponsored by the California Preservation Foundation. Our special tours will include all of the interior rooms of the twostory adobe, including the famous fandango room where celebrations were held, one of the very few remaining indoor cocinas in California, and a tour of the gardens. We will discuss the ongoing restoration and the creation of 2,400 adobe bricks that made it possible. Additionally, the tours will cover the history of the Castro family and the vaqueros who worked the rancho and background on the rancho period when the Castro Adobe was built.

Preregistration for each participant is required at www.californiapreservation.org/doca.

$20 flat rate per person for access to all Doors Open California events. Masks requested indoors. Active construction site, open only during scheduled events. Limited parking; carpooling encouraged. For more information, call (831) 2269669. Event made possible by California Preservation Foundation, Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks, and California State Parks.

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Castro Adobe State Historic Park
184 Old Adobe Road
Watsonville, CA 95076 United States
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