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

Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 30, 2001
1. Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda Marker
Inscription. On this land, portion of Santa Ana grant awarded by King of Spain 1810 to Jose Antonio Yorba, and additional grants to his son by Governor Jose Figueroa 1834, was created Hacienda of Don Bernardo Yorba. Greatest ranchero of golden age, Bernardo Yorga was third son of Jose Yorba, who came to California with Don Gaspar de Portola 1769, and established California's first family.
 
Erected 1950 by California Centennials Commission and Placentia Round Table Club. (Marker Number 226.)
 
Location. 33° 51.868′ N, 117° 46.803′ W. Marker is in Yorba Linda, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Esperanza Road and Fairmont Boulevard, on the right when traveling west on Esperanza Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20323 Esperanza Road, Yorba Linda CA 92886, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yorba Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peralta Adobe (approx. ¾ mile away); Richard Nixon Birthplace (approx. 2.8 miles away); Birthplace of Richard Milhous Nixon (approx. 2.8 miles away); Submerged Dam
Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig
2. Site of Don Bernardo Yorba Hacienda Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Cañada De Los Bueyes (approx. 3.5 miles away); Irrigation in Orange County (approx. 3.8 miles away); Grijalva Adobe Site (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yorba Linda.
 
More about this marker. This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 226.
 
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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 642 times since then and 39 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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