The oldest wooden structure in San Juan Capistrano is the Congdon House, a bucolic-looking two-story home with a gray-blue slatted exterior, running water and 2,120 square feet of inside space. Built in 1878 by Pony Express rider Joel Congdon, it sits on the edge of a working farm—an oasis in the center of South County’s tract-home sprawl—and overlooks a shack selling fruits and vegetables picked... More >>>