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Orange in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Irvine Park

1897

 
 
Irvine Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 15, 2016
1. Irvine Park Marker
Inscription. Indians gathered acorns here long before Columbus' time. In 1897, James Irvine, Jr. gave the people their long-time favorite "picnic grounds." The original 160-acre grove was known as Orange County Park until 1928.
 
Erected 1976 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Location. 33° 47.696′ N, 117° 45.017′ W. Marker is in Orange, California, in Orange County. Click for map. Marker is located south of the Nature Center and east of the Amphitheater. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Irvine Park Road, Orange CA 92869, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Submerged Dam (approx. 2.1 miles away); Caņada De Los Bueyes (approx. 2.1 miles away); Loma Hanging Tree (approx. 2.4 miles away); Grijalva Adobe Site (approx. 3 miles away); Red Hill (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Red Hill (approx. 3.6 miles away); Peralta Adobe (approx. 4.5 miles away); Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda (approx. 5.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Orange.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Irvine Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 15, 2016
2. Irvine Park Marker
Irvine Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 15, 2016
3. Irvine Park Marker
Irvine Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 15, 2016
4. Irvine Park Marker
Irvine Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 15, 2016
5. Irvine Park Marker
Irvine Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 15, 2016
6. Irvine Park Marker
To visitors-
This 160 acre park is the gift
of
James Irvine
to the
County of Orange
The taxpayers of the County are improving
and maintaining it for your enjoyment.
Board of Supervisors
County of Orange
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 173 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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