Silverado in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected by California State Park Commission. (Marker Number 202.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 33° 44.855′ N, 117° 35.005′ W. Marker is in Silverado, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Silverado Canyon Road. Touch for map. Marker is located next to Silverado Fire Station No. 2 at the end of Silverado Canyon Road. Marker is in this post office area: Silverado CA 92676, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Death of the California Grizzly (approx. 3.1 miles away); Modjeska's Home (approx. 3.6 miles away); Site of Carbondale (approx. 4.2 miles away); Site of First House in Riverside County (approx. 5.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Old Temescal Road Site of Third Serrano Adobe (approx. 6 miles away); Tanning Vat (approx. 6 miles away); Serrano Tanning Vats (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Silverado.
More about this marker. This site has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No. 202.
Also see . . . Silverado History. To the earliest European Californians, who came to the upper reaches of the canyon to harvest pine for their adobes, this was Canada de la Madera (Canyon of the Timber). The first American home-steaders ventured on this land in the middle of the 1800's. (Submitted on December 7, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 2, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on December 10, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1. submitted on December 2, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 28, 2013, by Mike Fay of Huntington Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.