The Dana Adobe home was occupied by the Dana family from 1839 to 1889 and the Hourihan and Grisingher families from 1902 to 1916. The adobe fell into a state of decline until Fred Dana’s son, Alonzo, took the first steps in saving the adobe.
Backstory and Context
From Decline to Preservation and Restoration The Dana Adobe. DANA CULTURAL CENTER. http://www.danaadobe.org/from-decline-to-preservation-and-restoration-the-dana-adobe-episode-1-of-4/.
Organizational History. DANA CULTURAL CENTER. http://www.danaadobe.org/about-us/.