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Pio Pico State Historical Park

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Address: 6003 Pioneer Blvd, Whittier, CA 90606-1228
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Our daughter had her western theme wedding here. It was perfect in look for this special event. A day we will never forget.

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Visalia, California
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Visalia, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our daughter had her western theme wedding here. It was perfect in look for this special event. A day we will never forget.

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Reviewed 14 March 2017

In my class we had a student that was Pio Pico's great great grandson. We decided to go to this museum for a field trip. It was very historical and a great place to have a pick nick. Great facts about early times and of course the first Spanish Governor. There are some games there for the kids, and a... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

Well hidden between I-605 and the San Gabriel River bed, south of Whittier Blvd and with access from Pioneer Blvd, the PIO PICO STATE HISTORIC PARK preserves the Pio Pico Adobe (a mansion in its day) on the site of the original El Ranchito. As the last Governor of the Californian Territories known as Alta California, Pio Pico, an African-Mexican,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

This historical site is unique as it has a lot for everyone. The site is large and it has a lot of place to roam and just visit like a relaxing park. There a benches in different areas where you can sit and forget you are in the city. The homestead is large and they show you some active of... More 

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Norwalk, United States
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This landmark has been lovingly restored to the late period when Don Pio lived there. It's a nice, quick trip to a historic site for the kids. Also a nice place to picnic. ADA compliant access. Decendants of Pio Pico still visit,,and I think they have an annual fiesta there. Right off the 605 freeway at Whittier Blvd. Nice place... More 

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Whittier, California
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

to be there and romanticize how it must have been to live there in olden days, the River there, cattle. horses, big adobe house to live in. Must have been a good simple life.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

An interesting historic site. But it is only open on weekends. You can purify the fence and look at the buildings but the doors and everything are only on weekends. There is parking it's very convenient off of 605 and there are a few buildings and

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Whittier, California
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Reviewed 17 March 2016

Great visit to this hacienda, the old architecture is really great to see and the stories of what went on in the old West exciting.

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Whittier
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Reviewed 16 March 2016

interesting piece of history! We came here on a field trip, most of the kids were between 4 and 10yrs old, but I think the parents were more impressed than the kids. That is until the people running the field trip broke out the "toys" from the era.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 10 February 2016 via mobile

If you are local or someone just passing by, this a great place to visit. Some people may see this place as simple, but in reality is it one of the few historical sites in souther california which still has a lot of land and it is nice because it gives you a better picture as how life was back... More 

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