Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Blacksmith Shops

 
 
Blacksmith Shops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 12, 2012
1. Blacksmith Shops Marker
Inscription.  In 1898 John Corbett opened a blacksmith shop here. It was later purchased by Charles Archer. Two other shops were located nearby.
 
Erected 1976 by Fountain Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 3.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 33° 42.09′ N, 117° 57.79′ W. Marker is in Fountain Valley, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Talbert Avenue and Bushard Street, on the right on Talbert Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fountain Valley CA 92708, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First City Hall / First School (within shouting distance of this marker); Talbert Drainage District (within shouting distance of this marker); Original Circus Site / First Post Office / Country Stores (within shouting distance of this marker); School Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Talbert Home (about 400 feet away); "All Saints Anglican Church"
View of Blacksmith Shops Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 17, 2012
2. View of Blacksmith Shops Marker
(about 400 feet away); Wardlow Home / Red Car (about 400 feet away); Buddhist Church (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Valley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 24, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Jul. 8, 2020