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

Corona Historic Preservation Society

Corona Foothill Lemon Ranch

 

—Historic Site #12 —

 
Corona Historic Preservation Society Historic Site #12 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lane Parker, July 6, 2017
1. Corona Historic Preservation Society Historic Site #12 Marker
Inscription. Established in 1911 by S.B. Hampton, this was the center of 2,000 acres of groves, the largest single lemon ranch in California. The remaining headquarters and surrounding buildings were converted to Corona Heritage Park & Museum Dec. 7, 2000 by a volunteer-run non-profit foundation.
 
Erected 2000 by Corona Historic Preservation Society. (Marker Number 12.)
 
Location. 33° 50.719′ N, 117° 34.602′ W. Marker is in Corona, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on West Foothill Parkway 0.1 miles east of Highgrove Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Between Highgrove Street and South Main Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 510 West Foothill Parkway, Corona CA 92882, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corona Founders (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Butterfield Stage Station (approx. 4.4 miles away); Silverado (approx. 6.8 miles away); Serrano Tanning Vats (approx. 7 miles away); Tanning Vat (approx. 7 miles away); Site of Third Serrano Adobe (approx.
North-facing exterior of Corona Heritage Park ceramic studio building with Marker in foreground. image. Click for full size.
By Lane Parker, July 6, 2017
2. North-facing exterior of Corona Heritage Park ceramic studio building with Marker in foreground.
7 miles away); Death of the California Grizzly (approx. 7.6 miles away); Old Temescal Road (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corona.
 
Also see . . .  Corona Heritage Park and Museum. (Submitted on July 9, 2017, by Lane Parker of San Francisco, California.)
 
Categories. AgricultureHorticulture & Forestry
 
Packing crate label, Corona Foothill Lemon Company image. Click for full size.
By Lane Parker collection, July 9, 2017
3. Packing crate label, Corona Foothill Lemon Company
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2017, by Lane Parker of San Francisco, California. This page has been viewed 55 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on July 8, 2017, by Lane Parker of San Francisco, California.   2. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Lane Parker of San Francisco, California.   3. submitted on July 9, 2017, by Lane Parker of San Francisco, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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