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

Courreges Ranch

 
 
Courreges Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 17, 2008
1. Courreges Ranch Marker
Inscription. Homesite of Roch and Magdalena Mogari Courreges. Roch, a Basque sheep rancher, farmer and businessman, came to the area n 1878 and purchased "the Bluff" in 1896. He was a founder of the First National Bank of Huntington Beach, the Smeltzer Telephone Company, and the Farmer's Cannery.
 
Erected 1988 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 30.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Bluff (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 (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.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Courreges Ranch image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 17, 2008
2. Courreges Ranch
Marker is mounted on the front of the building and is visible behind the gate.
 
 
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 1,484 times since then and 305 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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