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

Old Santa Ana

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 30, 2001
1. Old Santa Ana Marker
Inscription. Portola camped on bank of Santa Ana River in 1769. Jose Antonio Yorba, member of expedition, later returned to Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. El Camino Real crossed river in this vicinity. Place was designated Santa Ana by travelers, and known by that name until present town of Santa Ana was founded.
 
Erected by California State Park Commission. (Marker Number 204.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Juan Caspar de Portolá Expedition marker series.
 
Location. 33° 50.2′ N, 117° 50.778′ W. Marker is in Orange, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of North Orange Olive Road and East Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling south on North Orange Olive Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2898 North Orange Olive Road, Orange CA 92865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Anaheim Cemetery (was approx. 3.1 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Grijalva Adobe Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Michelle Carew Community Courtyard (approx. 3.4 miles away); Bradford House
Old Santa Ana Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 30, 2001
2. Old Santa Ana Marker
(approx. 3.7 miles away); Old Anaheim Library (approx. 3.9 miles away); Birthplace of Richard Milhous Nixon (approx. 4 miles away); St. Michael's Episcopal Church (approx. 4 miles away); Richard Nixon Birthplace (approx. 4 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 204.
 
Categories. ExplorationHispanic Americans
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 9, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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