Tustin in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1976 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4.)
Location. 33° 44.533′ N, 117° 49.573′ W. Marker is in Tustin, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of South B Street and West Main Street, on the right when traveling south on South B Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 350 South B Street, Tustin CA 92780, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Advent Christian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Red Hill (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Red Hill (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Episcopal Church of the Messiah (was approx. 2.4 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Santa Ana's Birthplace (approx. 2½ miles Orange County Courthouse (approx. 2½ miles away); Grijalva Adobe Site (approx. 4.6 miles away); Michelle Carew Community Courtyard (approx. 5.1 miles away).
Also see . . . Hewes Cast a Gold Spike to Help Link East to West. When Hewes learned that no commemorative was planned for the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad, he had a 5 5/8-inch long, 14.03 ounce, 17.6 carat gold spike cast and engraved with “May God continue the unity of our Country as the Railroad Unites the two great Oceans of the World,” names of Central Pacific officials and “The Last Spike.” (Submitted on December 1, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 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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