Posts tagged with the keyword: ‘old mill gardens’

El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)

El Molino Viejo (The Old Mill)

This was the first water-powered mill in California, built in 1816 as part of Mission San Gabriel’s vast operations. Father Zalvedia chose this spot because of its water source, and he and his fellow padres then recruited Joseph Chapman, a Yankee and former pirate with keen logging and engineering skills, to handle the monumental construction […]


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