On a hiking trail behind the intersection where Tijeras Creek turns into Arroyo Vista, there is a fenced marker next to a hut.
Mission San Juan Capistrano built the adobe, known as the Trabuco Adobe, as early as , when the chaplains sent their Indian cowboys to herd livestock on Trabuco Mesa, according to Orange County historian Jim Sleeper. Enlarged several times, the foot-byfoot adobe had three rooms. OC Parks staff built a structure around the adobe about five years ago to protect it from weather damage, Asset Manager Harry Huggins said.
The priests took gold and silver ornaments from the church and spent three days at the Trabuco Adobe, according to historian Phil Brigandi. Legend has it they did not bring back all the gold and silver, which had been buried near the adobe for safekeeping.
The legend says three treasure chests were buried at the base of a sycamore tree. The seal of the city of Rancho Santa Margarita contains three keys that represent the three chests, Moodian said.
Treasure hunters began digging in and around the old adobe and undermined the old walls. A fire around further damaged the building. Under an executive order, the Department of the Navy took over the 1,acre flat farm land bordering Mission Viejo. An adobe hut was used as a target, according to a report by the U.
Army Corps of Engineers.
The development of the area in prompted removal of bombing waste. About 61 tons more were transported to Chiquita Canyon and stockpiled. They were removed in Ordnance that had been recovered included pound bombs and 5-inch rockets, the reports stated. Get down to business in our hour business center that offers free Wi-Fi and a full menu of services.
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