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Leonis Adobe and Plummer House

All photographs taken by Kenneth A. Larson. All rights reserved. © 2003 - 2017.

Leonis Adobe is one of the five historically significant adobes remaining in the San Fernando Valley. (Three are elsewhere in this web site, one is not available to the public) Calabasas was once a stage stop on the route from Los Angeles to San Francisco.

Leonis Adobe began as a simple adobe structure in 1844. In about 1880, it was greatly enlarged into a Monterey style mansion by Miguel Leonis, called "The King of Calabasas" because of his large land holdings. Designated Historic Cultural Monument #1 in 1962.

Also on the property is the Plummer House, moved here from West Hollywood where is was known as the oldest house in Hollywood. Once part of Rancho La Brea, John Plummer built the house shortly after acquiring 160 acres of land in 1874. The house fell victim to vandals in 1980. After standing abandoned for several years it was moved to the Leonis Adobe site and restored. The Plummer House is State Historical Monument # 160.

The site also includes old wagons, barns and other structures and various farm animals. Leonis Adobe and Plummer House are located at 23537 Calabasas Road in Calabasas, at the southwest end of the San Fernando Valley. Exit 101 Freeway at Mulholand Drive. Open Wednesday to Sunday 1:00 am to 4:00 pm, Saturday opens at 10:00 am.

Part of the Leonis Adobe complex, on the other side of Sagebrush Cantina is Calabasis Creek Park.

These photes were taken on Novemebr 8, 2003.
Wind Mill
Wind mill.
Wind Mill
Wind mill.

Water Tank and Bunk House and Wind Mill
Water tank/bunk house and wind mill.
Adobe, Wind Mill, Water Tank and Bunk House
Adobe, wind mill, water tank/bunk house.
Wind Mill and Water Tank
Wind mill and water tower.
Wind Mill and Water Tank and Adobe
Wind mill and water tower and adobe.
Wind Mill
Wind mill.
Wind Mill
Wind mill.
Water tower.
Water Tower, wind Mill, and Adobe
Water tower, and wind mill with adobe beyond.
Farm Equipment
Farm equipment.
Wagon Parts
Wagon parts.
Wagon Parts
Wagon parts.
Water Wagon
Water wagon.
Long horn cow.





new above

Tree Trunk
Tree trunk.


Carriage. .
Living Room
Adobe living room.
Living Room
Adobe living room.
Living Room
Living Room window.
Bed Room
Adobe bed room.

Adobe Balcony
Adobe Balcony.
Adobe Balcony
Adobe Balcony.
Old tools in the adobe.
Bath House
Bath House.
Bunk House
Bunk House interior.
Plummer House
Plummer House.
Plummer House
Plummer House.
Plummer House
Plummer House.
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