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

Corona Founders

 
 
Corona Founders Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, April 11, 2006
1. Corona Founders Monument Plaque
Inscription. R. B. Taylor, George L. Joy, Samuel Merrill, A. S. Garretson, and Adolph Rimpau, having purchased lands of the La Sierra Rancho of Bernardo Yorba and the El Temescal Grant of Leandro Serrano on May 4, 1886, founded the citrus colony and town of Corona.
 
Erected 1936 by 20-30 Club of Corona. (Marker Number 738.)
 
Location. 33° 52.5′ N, 117° 33.351′ W. Marker is in Corona, California, in Riverside County. Marker can be reached from East 6th Street east of East Grand Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker in in Corona City Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 East 6th Street, Corona CA 92879, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Corona Historic Preservation Society (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of Butterfield Stage Station (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cornerstone to Chino’s First Reservoir (approx. 7.6 miles away); Yorba-Slaughter Adobe (approx. 7.8 miles away); Serrano Tanning Vats (approx. 7.8 miles away); Tanning Vat (approx. 7.8 miles away); Site of Third Serrano Adobe (approx. 7.8 miles away); Old Temescal Road (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corona.
 
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Corona Founders Monument image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, April 11, 2006
2. Corona Founders Monument
Corona Founders Monument in Corona City Park image. Click for full size.
By Joseph Beeman, April 11, 2006
3. Corona Founders Monument in Corona City Park
Corona Founders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
4. Corona Founders Marker
Corona Founders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, March 29, 2015
5. Corona Founders Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 11, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California. This page has been viewed 3,150 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on April 5, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 11, 2006, by Joseph Beeman of Upland, California.   4, 5. submitted on April 5, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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