Tustin in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Loma Hanging Tree
Erected 1967 by El Viaje de Portola Ride.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Historic Trees marker series.
Location. 33° 45.791′ N, 117° 44.036′ W. Marker is in Tustin, California, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Eastern Transportation Corridor (State Highway 241). Touch for map. Marker and Hanging Tree may only be accessed by taking a strenuous 10-mile Irvine Ranch Conservancy docent led hike. The hike is recommended only for experienced hikers 16 and older. Directions to the starting point of the hike can be obtained after signing up for the hike. Marker is in this post office area: Tustin CA 92782, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Irvine Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Red Hill (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Red Hill (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cañada De Los Bueyes (approx. 4.3 miles away); Submerged Dam (approx. 4½ miles away); Site of Carbondale (approx. 4.7 miles away); Grijalva Adobe Site (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hewes Mansion (approx. 5½ miles away).
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Also see . . . Juan Flores. A wikipedia article detailing the myths and facts surrounding Juan Flores and his gang known as "las Manillas" (the Handcuffs) and the killing of Sheriff Barton which led to the capture of the gang and the hanging of two members at this tree. (Submitted on November 29, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 89 times this year. Last updated on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1. submitted on November 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.