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Don Ignacio Martinez: Rancho Culture

Don Ignacio Martinez: Rancho Culture

| June 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

By HARRIETT BURT Martinez Gazette Contributor In the little more than 25 years that Mexico ruled over the southern and central coast and neighboring inland area of California, the mission system was replaced by the land grant rancho system where over 600 grants of vast land holdings were made from San Diego to Petaluma and […]

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