Mosaic Blue Monday! ~ Adamson House

Mondays are so full of fun in Bloggyworld! I’m combining Mary’s Mosaic Monday with Sally’s Blue Monday! Click on either name to get to more mosaics and more blue…

Dear and I drove south on PCH to check out the Malibu Lagoon State Park and we got a bonus when we discovered the Adamson House that the state of California purchased in 1968. The house property borders the lagoon and the beach. The beautiful grounds were open and we enjoyed it all to ourselves. I hope to return on another day to take a tour of the home.

The Malibu area is rich in clay and the Rindge family recognized that and established Malibu Potteries (1926-32). The house has many wonderful tile features characteristic of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture. Adamson married one of the Rindge daughters. I’m including the following mosaic of some of the flowers on the grounds.

There is so much history connected to this land, home and area of the coast. It was fun to learn a little of it.

Adamson House is designated a National Historical Site and is also as a registered California Landmark.

Visible from most places on the state beach, but with entry only off the Pacific Coast Highway (Highway One), a few hundred feet down coast in Malibu Lagoon State Beach is the Adamson House

You can read more about the history of the Adamson House here.

45 thoughts on “Mosaic Blue Monday! ~ Adamson House

  1. Wow, what a beautiful spot! I love those tiles, and the lovely view of the water! thanks so much for joining the fun at Mosaic Monday. šŸ™‚

  2. Ellen, once again you have lovely photos. I am in love with those blue windows in the first group, and the flowers! Oh, they are so lovely! You live in such a beautiful area, surrounded by such natural beauty on the West Coast. Thanks for sharing.

    Happy Blue Monday!

    XO,

    Sheila šŸ™‚

  3. Wow, what a beautiful place. TFS! This reminded me of something blue that I will post in the future.

    I would love to figure out how to make a mosaic.

  4. Those mosaics of the tiles are great.
    I’m curious how you do those groupings with all the pics in one spot? Is that what you are calling a mosaic too?

    thanks
    barbara jean

  5. Ellen, what beautiful pictures! Isn’t it fun to explore new places and learn about them. That’s one of the things I like most about blogging.

    I hope you have a great Blue Monday!

  6. Hi Ellen B.!
    I’m lovin your Malibu posts! I used to spend a lot of time up in the hills as a teenager. My boyfriend had a Harley and we would ride in the Malibu hills every Sunday. I spent most of my teenage years on PCH as I lived in Manhattan Beach! I absolute LOVE this historic home post… Beautiful photos and history! Thank you! Have a fantastic week!
    ~Really Rainey~

  7. Hi Ellen, my first comment did not go through, so here I am back again! Nice mosaic. We did not go that far when we went to Malibu Lagoon. Have a nice week!

  8. Howdy Ellen
    Oh my goodness how beautiful.
    I don’t think I would be able to make myself leave.
    My hubby would have to pry me away from so much lovliness.
    Blessings to you .
    Thank you so much for sharing this truly one of a kind mosaic,blue Monday post .
    Have a fabulous week.
    Happy Trails
    Hugs

  9. I lived in Southern CA for almost all my life and have never even heard of this! I will definitely have to check it out next time I go back to visit! Very pretty!

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