Brea in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Olinda Oil Museum and Trail
Erected 2008 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 50.)
Location. 33° 55.587′ N, 117° 50.232′ W. Marker is in Brea, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Santa Fe Road east of Railway Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4025 Santa Fe Road, Brea CA 92823, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Olinda (approx. half a mile away); Birthplace of Richard Milhous Nixon (approx. 2.8 miles away); Richard Nixon Birthplace (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bradford House (approx. 3 miles away); Don Gaspor Portola (approx. 3.2 Macadamia Tree (approx. 3.3 miles away); Yorba Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda (approx. 5.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brea.
Also see . . . Olinda Oil Museum. Olinda Oil Museum and Trail has preserved a vital part of local history by protecting a 12 acre historical park to recapture the sights, sounds, smells and the vital role Olinda played in the development of the area. Olinda Oil Well #1 drilled in 1897, and more than 100 years later is still pumping. (Submitted on December 3, 2011.)
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