Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Tustin in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Loma Hanging Tree

 
 
Loma Hanging Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 20, 2010
1. Loma Hanging Tree Marker
Inscription. Under this tree General Andres Pico hung two banditos of the Flores Gang in 1857.
 
Erected 1967 by El Viaje de Portola Ride.
 
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. 4.5 miles away); Site of Carbondale (approx. 4.7 miles away); Grijalva Adobe Site (approx. 4.9 miles away); Hewes Mansion (approx. 5.5 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker was placed by El Viaje de Portola Ride, a horseback
Loma Hanging Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 20, 2010
2. Loma Hanging Tree Marker
riding group. The long forgotten marker was re-discovered following the 2007 Santiago Fire.
 
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.) 
 
Categories. Notable EventsNotable Persons
 
Loma Hanging Tree image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 20, 2010
3. Loma Hanging Tree
 
 
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 1,038 times since then and 102 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.
Paid Advertisement