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During the Spanish and Mexican eras in California, there were five presidios in the region: San Diego, Santa Barbara, Monterey, San Francisco, and Sonoma. Were any of these ever conquered, taken over, or destroyed? (During the Spanish and Mexican eras, that is.)

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Don't know if it counts, but: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/… – Yannis Dec 18 '12 at 21:33

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