Brea in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Olinda Oil Museum and Trail
Erected 2008 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 50.)
Location. 33° 55.587′ N, 117° 50.232′ W. Marker is in Brea, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Santa Fe Road east of Railway Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4025 Santa Fe Road, Brea CA 92823, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Olinda (approx. half a mile away); Birthplace of Richard Milhous Nixon (approx. 2.8 miles away); Richard Nixon Birthplace (approx. 2.8 miles away); Bradford House (approx. 3 miles away); Don Gaspor Portola (approx. 3.2 Macadamia Tree (approx. 3.3 miles away); Yorba Cemetery (approx. 5.2 miles away); Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brea.
Also see . . . Olinda Oil Museum. Olinda Oil Museum and Trail has preserved a vital part of local history by protecting a 12 acre historical park to recapture the sights, sounds, smells and the vital role Olinda played in the development of the area. Olinda Oil Well #1 drilled in 1897, and more than 100 years later is still pumping. (Submitted on December 3, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 716 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 3, 4. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.