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Rancho Ca±ada de Guadalupe, los angeles Visitacion y Rodeo Viejo was once named in July 1777 by means of a celebration of Spanish monks and squaddies who misplaced their manner in heavy fog whereas en path to the Presidio. Now referred to as Visitacion Valley, this region used to be the one Mexican land supply inside San Francisco deeded to an Anglo. Windmills pumped water to irrigate the fields of early settlers' livestock farms, nurseries, and vegetable gardens, resulting in the nickname "Valley of the Windmills." through the years, in spite of the fact that, the pastoral surroundings gave option to a mixture of housing and trade, and at the present time Visitacion Valley is without doubt one of the city's so much ethnically diversified neighborhoods.

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