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Juan Matias Sanchez Adobe

Street-level view of the Juan Sanchez Adobe

The Juan Matias Sanchez adobe is the oldest standing structure in the City of Montebello (since 1845). It was not the first, the original location of the San Gabriel Mission (1771) is commemorated with a plaque on the corner of Lincoln Ave. and San Gabriel Blvd., however, nothing remains.
The adobe contains 2 rooms that house display cases filled with original items belonging to the family. There are also 3 other rooms that contain original furniture.

Outside front view of the Juan Sanchez Adobe Two exterior views of the adobe. Outside back view of the Juan Sanchez Adobe

Tom Sanchez Sr. poses with picture of his grandfather   On hand at the museum was Tom Sanchez Sr. to give
a personalized tour of the adobe, providing many
insights into the history of the family. Here he is posing
by a picture of his grandfather, Juan Matias Sanchez.

Views of the kitchen
kitchen table staircase cooking area cabinet in kitchen

Views of the bedroom
side view of bed front view of bed vanity in bedroom

Views of the parlor
parlor furniture piano in parlor

Diplays of original items
belonging to the family
display case with dresses display of riding clothes display case with dictionary and blanket

The Juan Matias Sanchez adobe is open on Saturday, from 12 noon until 3 PM. It is located in the city of Montebello at Sanchez Adobe Park, 946 N. Adobe Avenue.
See map.

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