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

The Bluff

 
 
The Bluff Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Greg Ullman, May 25, 2012
1. The Bluff Marker
Inscription.  Site of home of Roch and Magdalena Courreges who came here in 1878. He farmed 80 acres of bluff and lower land. Present Home of grandson, Joe and his Family.
 
Erected 1976 by Fountain Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1878.
 
Location. 33° 42.069′ N, 117° 58.739′ W. Marker is in Fountain Valley, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Talbert Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8572 Talbert Avenue, 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. Courreges Ranch (here, next to this marker); Helm Tract (approx. half a mile away); School Bell (approx. 0.9 miles away); First City Hall / First School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Blacksmith Shops (approx. 0.9 miles away); Talbert Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wardlow Home / Red Car
Courreges Ranch image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig
2. Courreges Ranch
Marker is mounted on the block fence to the left of the Correges Ranch Sign.
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); "All Saints Anglican Church" (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Valley.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. This page has been viewed 660 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California.   2. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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May. 26, 2022