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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Orange County, California

 
Clickable Map of Orange County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Orange County, CA (191) Los Angeles County, CA (874) Riverside County, CA (109) San Bernardino County, CA (245) San Diego County, CA (292)  OrangeCounty(191) Orange County (191)  LosAngelesCounty(874) Los Angeles County (874)  RiversideCounty(109) Riverside County (109)  SanBernardinoCounty(245) San Bernardino County (245)  SanDiegoCounty(292) San Diego County (292)
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1California (Orange County), Anaheim — “Big Red Cars”of the Pacific Electric Railway
For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — Map (db m101471) HM
2California (Orange County), Anaheim — “Big Red Cars”of the Pacific Electric Railway
For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — Map (db m101472) HM
3California (Orange County), Anaheim — 49 — Anaheim Cemetery
In 1866, German Colonists established the Anaheim Cemetery as the first public cemetery in Orange County. Many of the early leaders of Anaheim and Orange County are interred here. The Community Mausoleum was built in 1914 as the first mausoleum on . . . — Map (db m58908) HM
4California (Orange County), Anaheim — Cañada De Los BueyesCanyon of the Oxen
Through this canyon in Mexican days oxen drawn carretas carried hides to the embarcadero at San Juan Capistrano. — Map (db m49945) HM
5California (Orange County), Anaheim — Cascade Falls
Cascade Falls and Ol’ Unfaithful were once prominent features in the classic Frontierland attraction Mine Train Thru Nature's Wonderland, which made its debut at Disneyland in 1960. Taking its cue from the True Life Adventures series nature films, . . . — Map (db m165217) HM
6California (Orange County), Anaheim — Disneyland Monorail SystemHistoric Mechanical Engineering Landmark — 1959 —
Disney engineers designed this monorail system, based on the system developed by Axel L. Wenner-Gren (ALWEG). Built at the Walt Disney Studios, the system is intended to apply to urban transit. Opened in 1959, it has been in daily passenger . . . — Map (db m155278) HM
7California (Orange County), Anaheim — Helena Modjeska
This statue is the oldest public works of art project of its type in Orange County. Sponsored by the State Emergency Relief Administration, the Anaheim Rotary Club and the City of Anaheim, it was originally dedicated on September 15, 1935. . . . — Map (db m51967) HM
8California (Orange County), Anaheim — Kate and Ella 1895"Katella Ranch"
Kate and Ella, the daughters of the Rea family, were early settlers of Anaheim. The family named their ranch "Katella Ranch" after their daughters. The original Anaheim wagon track was later named after them and is now Katella Ave. Artist: . . . — Map (db m123516) HM
9California (Orange County), Anaheim — Loara School Bell
In 1869, near this location, Mr. Benjamin F. Kellogg helped establish the pioneer farming community of Fairview. In 1870 Mr. Kellogg donated land for the first Fairview school, built at today's Ball Road and Euclid Avenue. By 1888 the school, one of . . . — Map (db m59762) HM
10California (Orange County), Anaheim — Michelle Carew Community Courtyard
This courtyard was dedicated September 17th 1999 in loving memory of Michelle Carew. Her spirited battle against leukemia raised awareness of the National Marrow Donor Program throughout this country. In the process, her legacy has saved countless . . . — Map (db m311) HM
11California (Orange County), Anaheim — 201 — Mother Colony House
First house built in Anaheim, 1857, by George Hanson, founder "The Mother Colony", group selecting name given settlement. This German group left San Francisco to form grape growing colony. Southern California Vineyards became largest in California . . . — Map (db m50119) HM
12California (Orange County), Anaheim — Mother Colony House
This house was built in 1857 by Mr. Geo. Hansen the promoter of that little colony of Germans who founded what is now the City of Anaheim, and originally stood on N. Los Angeles St. between Chartres & Cypress Sts. The building was a gift from . . . — Map (db m51963) HM
13California (Orange County), Anaheim — 112 — North Gate of City of Anaheim
Anaheim Founded 1857 Location of North Gate — Map (db m51976) HM
14California (Orange County), Anaheim — 48 — Old Anaheim Library
Anaheim's first building constructed exclusively for library use was erected in 1908 with a grant of $10,000 from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie. The site was purchased with funds raised by popular subscription. This building was designed by Los . . . — Map (db m50042) HM
15California (Orange County), Anaheim — 33 — Peralta Adobe
Ramon Peralta built this adobe dwelling in 1871. His grandfather, Juan Pablo Peralta, was co-grantee with Jose Antonio Yorba of the only Spanish land grant in Orange County, the Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana, upon which the old Peralta settlement was . . . — Map (db m50017) HM
16California (Orange County), Anaheim — Petrified TreeFrom the Pike Petrified Forest, Colorado
This section weighs five tons and measures 7 1/2 feet in diameter. The original tree, estimated to have been 200 feet tall, was part of a sub-tropical forest 55 to 70 million years ago in what is now Colorado. Scientists believe it to be of the . . . — Map (db m155279) HM
17California (Orange County), Anaheim — 11 — Site of San Pedro Gate1857
The original townsite of Anaheim was surrounded by a living fence of willow trees to keep out the livestock which roamed freely on the open range. This is the site of the gate that was opened to permit travel to and from San Pedro and Los Angeles. — Map (db m49990) HM
18California (Orange County), Anaheim — 15 — St. Michael's Episcopal ChurchErected 1876 — Consecrated May 17, 1880 —
The walls of this House of God are hallowed by the prayers of countless worshippers. For nearly a century the mellow tones of its bell have called the faithful to prayer, announced weddings with joy, and tolled in grief for those who have passed . . . — Map (db m49995) HM
19California (Orange County), Anaheim — The Pelton Wheel
According to legend, Lester Pelton got his idea for a more powerful waterwheel from seeing a cow stick its nose into a stream of water. Patented in 1878, the divided metal cups of Pelton's wheel worked much the same way as the cleft between the . . . — Map (db m155281) HM
20California (Orange County), Anaheim — The Steam Donkey
How the Dolbeer Donkey steam engine got its name is one of the real mysteries of the West. Some folks say it was called a "donkey" because loggers thought it was too puny to merit a horsepower rating. Invented by John Dolbeer, this portable steam . . . — Map (db m155280) HM
21California (Orange County), Balboa Island — Balboa Village
The Pavilion, built in 1905, and this building were prominent features of Balboa Village in 1918. Henry Huntington's Red Car Trolleys ran regular schedules between the Balboa Terminus and points north to Los Angeles. Today the Pavilion . . . — Map (db m112985) HM
22California (Orange County), Brea — Don Gaspar de Portolá“Don Gaspor Portola“
Don Gaspor Portola with 60 men camped here July 31, 1769 on his first exploring route from San Diego to Monterey. — Map (db m130638) HM
23California (Orange County), Brea — 918 — Olinda
The course of oil production was changed in 1899 when the Olinda area became the first site in California to use the technique of drilling with the hole full of water. Having been developed as a source of fuel oil for for the Santa Fe Railroad, . . . — Map (db m50337) HM
24California (Orange County), Brea — 50 — Olinda Oil Museum and Trail
On this site, Edward L. Doheny drilled the first oil well in the Olilnda field in 1897. Olinda #1, drilled to 806 feet, pumped about 50 barrels per day (bpd). By 1898, ten wells were drilled, some producing up to 100 bpd. In 1899, the Santa Fe . . . — Map (db m50045) HM
25California (Orange County), Buena Park — “Big Red Cars”of the Pacific Electric Railway
For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — Map (db m101470) HM
26California (Orange County), Buena Park — 43 — Buena Park Woman's Clubhouse
Since its establshment in a newly created Orange County (1889), the Buena Park Woman's Club has influenced the civic life of its community. The club helped establish a volunteer fire department in 1915, a library district in 1919, and the town's . . . — Map (db m50036) HM
27California (Orange County), Buena Park — 20 — Knotts Berry Farm
Founded as a 10-acre farm in 1920 by Cordella and Walter Knott, developer of the boysenberry. From berry fields came a tea room, berry market, nursery and one of the Nation's oldest themed amusement partks now on 150 acres with authentic replicas of . . . — Map (db m50002) HM
28California (Orange County), Buena Park — Knott's Classic Carousel
Knott’s classic wooden carousel was carved at the turn–of-the–century in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania shop of Gustav A. Dentzel. The young Dentzel had come to America in 1864 after learning the carousel carving trade from his father . . . — Map (db m103384) HM
29California (Orange County), Buena Park — 729 — Rivera School(Old Maizeland)
This was the first school in the Rivera District, constructed in 1868, and previously located on Shugg Lane, now Slauson Avenue — Map (db m103382) HM
30California (Orange County), Buena Park — School House
Typical of one room schoolhouse of the 1800's is this one from Beloit, Kansas. Built in 1879, it housed 8 classes at a time from the first through the eighth grades. Schools rarely had more than two rooms in those days, due not only to the limited . . . — Map (db m103383) HM
31California (Orange County), Buena Park — 7 — Site of Lily Creamery
Established 1889 as the Pacific Condensed Milk, Coffee and Canning Co. by J.M. Pitblado. First evaporated milk cannery in California and the first industry in Buena Park. The Bixby family owned the factory from 1896 until it closed in 1907. Site was . . . — Map (db m49986) HM
32California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Alpha Beta Store 1924(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Alpha Beta Store 1924(c) — Map (db m59892) HM
33California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch 1923(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch 1923(c) — Map (db m59886) HM
34California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Braddy's Barber Shoppe 1921(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Braddy's Barber Shoppe 1921(c) — Map (db m59896) HM
35California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Chapman Billiard Parlor 1928(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Chapman Billiard Parlor 1928(c) — Map (db m59897) HM
36California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Costa Mesa Garage 1922(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Costa Mesa Garage 1922(c) — Map (db m59893) HM
37California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Davis Barbershop & Soda Fountain 1921(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Davis Barbershop & Soda Fountain 1921(c) — Map (db m59880) HM
38California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — 227 — Diego Sepúlveda Adobe
This home of early Spanish Californians, erected in the 1820's, once served as an "estancia" or station for mission herdsmen. It was dedicated in 1963 for public use by the Segerstrom Family and restored by the City of Costa Mesa. It is jointly . . . — Map (db m50306) HM
39California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — F.M. Bloom Shoe Repairs 1923(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa F.M. Blum Shoe Repairs 1923(c) — Map (db m59878) HM
40California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Mesa Cleaners 1926(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Mesa Cleaners 1926(c) — Map (db m59899) HM
41California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Mesa Tavern 1928(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Mesa Tavern 1928(c) — Map (db m59894) HM
42California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Meyers Department Store 1924(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Meyers Department Store 1924(c) — Map (db m59881) HM
43California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Middaugh Shoes 1929(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Middaugh Shoes 1929(c) — Map (db m59900) HM
44California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Model Drug Store 1928(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Model Drug Store 1928(c) — Map (db m59883) HM
45California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Ozment General Store & Post Office 1908(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Ozment General Store & Post Office 1908(c) — Map (db m59876) HM
46California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Pennant Bakery 1925(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Pennant Bakery 1925(c) — Map (db m59898) HM
47California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Pink's Drugs 1933(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Pink's Drugs 1933(c) — Map (db m59890) HM
48California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Post Office 1925(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Post Office 1925(c) — Map (db m59884) HM
49California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Safeway Store 1929(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Safeway Store 1929(c) — Map (db m59901) HM
50California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — 16 — Santa Ana Army Air Base SiteMemorial Garden — Established 1954 —
The Air Base was one of the largest of its kind in the nation. It was activated in February of 1942. Pilots trained here for Europe and the Pacific during World War II. — Map (db m58598) HM
51California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — TeWinkle Hardware 1922(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa TeWinkle Hardware 1922(c) — Map (db m59887) HM
52California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — 138-5 — The Diego Sepulveda Adobe
This adobe building was constructed about 1820 as part of an outlying mission stock headquarters to shelter the herdsmen who cared for the cattle from Mission San Juan Capistrano. After secularization, the property continued as a cattle ranch . . . — Map (db m79043) HM
53California (Orange County), Costa Mesa — Wayside Market 1920(c)
Costa Mesa Historical Site Costa Mesa Wayside Market 1920(c) — Map (db m59885) HM
54California (Orange County), Cypress — “Big Red Cars”of the Pacific Electric Railway
For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — Map (db m101467) HM
55California (Orange County), Cypress — “Big Red Cars”of the Pacific Electric Railway
For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — Map (db m101468) HM
56California (Orange County), Cypress — “Big Red Cars”of the Pacific Electric Railway
For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — Map (db m101469) HM
57California (Orange County), Dana Point — 189 — Dana Point
Named for Richard Henry Dana, author of "Two Years Before the Mast", who visited here in 1835. El Embarcadero, the cove below, was used by hide vessels trading with Mission San Juan Capistrano. This trade reached its peak in 1830-1840. In 1818 . . . — Map (db m149479) HM
58California (Orange County), Dana Point — 53 — Dana Point Elevator
This structure was built in 1930 to provide access to a pocket beach for the Dana Point Inn, intended to be built above on the bluff's edge. The doorway provided entry for a 165-foot-long tunnel to an elevator, which was to take guests 135 feet . . . — Map (db m154101) HM
59California (Orange County), Dana Point — Dana Point Inn1930
These arches were part of S.H. Wooodruff’s resort hotel — the Dana Point Inn. The stock market crash and the Great Depression halted construction, ending his dream. Part of the foundation, the hand poured concrete arches remain as a local . . . — Map (db m154100) HM
60California (Orange County), Dana Point — Don Hansen, Dana Wharf Sportfishing40th Anniversary 1971-2011
In dedication to Don Hansen and Dana Wharf Sportfishing, the first business operating out of Dana Point Harbor. Dana Wharf Sportfishing originated Whale Watching for Orange County and founded the Dana Point Festival of Whales and Dana Point Boat . . . — Map (db m60798) HM
61California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 22 — "All Saints Anglican Church"
Around the turn of the 20th Century, Tom Talbert donated land and 40% toward erecting the "Country Church of Talbert". The land was later deeded to the Methodist Church. — Map (db m59490) HM
62California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 3 — Blacksmith Shops
In 1898 John Corbett opened a blacksmith shop here. It was later purchased by Charles Archer. Two other shops were located nearby. — Map (db m59054) HM
63California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 21 — Buddhist Church
Built in 1935 and dedicated in 1936. First Buddhist Church in Orange County. In 1954 the Church was moved to Stanton then moved to present location in Anaheim in 1965. — Map (db m146156) HM
64California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 18 — Callens Home
Rene and Virginie Callens came here in 1910. He developed and farmed 60 acres. Present home of son Joseph R. Callens and family. — Map (db m59757) HM
65California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 6 — Colonia Jaurez
Established in 1923 with six streets on lots sized 50 by 300. A complete community with stores, recreation facilities, and churches. (Holy Family Mission still exists). — Map (db m59056) HM
66California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 30 — Courreges Ranch
Homesite of Roch and Magdalena Mogari Courreges. Roch, a Basque sheep rancher, farmer and businessman, came to the area in 1878 and purchased "the Bluff" in 1896. He was a founder of the First National Bank of Huntington Beach, the Smeltzer . . . — Map (db m158223) HM
67California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 25, 1 — First City Hall / First School
First City Hall In the early 1960's a new Elementary School was built and the old school was used as City Hall from 1962-1964. The old school was built in 1920 First School The first school was started in Sycamore Hall during the . . . — Map (db m62269) HM
68California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 26 — Fountain Valley Drive-In
Opened on July 12, 1967 and was part of the Pacific Theater Group. The Nations largest Drive-In and it contained the only fountains in town. Demolished in 1984 — Map (db m59759) HM
69California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 20 — Gisler Home
Robert and Anna Gisler came here in 1903. On 220 acres, he started a dairy herd, cleared the land, and then farmed it. A home was built near here in 1912. — Map (db m59758) HM
70California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 27 — Helicopter Landing Pad
Navy purchased the land in 1943. Fixed wing planes used the airstrip into the 1950's. In 1952 Marine Helicopter pilots practiced take-offs and landings at this site up through the Vietnam era. — Map (db m59761) HM
71California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 7 — Helm Tract
The Helm Tract was recorded and laid out in 1923. Four streets ran north and south while Helm Street was the east - west connection. — Map (db m59738) HM
72California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 11 — Hoffman House
The Hoffman family arrived here about 1910. A son Ed and his wife Elsa were very active during the City incorporation. Many meetings and City business were conducted in their home. June 13, 1976 — Map (db m79867) HM
73California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 23 — Horse Ranch
The property was purchased by Lena and George Titus from an unknown person in 1918. It was later sold in 1945 to people that raised horses. Thus the name "Horse Ranch". — Map (db m62273) HM
74California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 15 — Ishii Home
Kyutaro Ishii, Japanese settler, came here in 1905 and by 1910 was farming 40 acres. Returned to Japan in 1912 to marry Sada. They built a home here in 1913. — Map (db m59742) HM
75California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 13 — Joint Outfall System
Created in 1923 to serve sanitation needs of Western Orange County. Reorganized into Sanitation Districts in 1954. — Map (db m62272) HM
76California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 12 — Nimocks Home
Mrs. Martha A. Nimocks built a large home here in 1934. She owned 184 acres south of the home. — Map (db m62298) HM
77California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 2, 4 & 16 — Original Circus Site / First Post Office / Country Stores
Original Circus Site The Escalante Circus placed its tent here for its annual performance. The circus parade started here, moved east to Ward, north to Warner, west to Wintersberg (now in Huntington Beach) and returned. First Post . . . — Map (db m59053) HM
78California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 28 — Rancho Lucero
In 1944, Frank and Dolores Lucero purchased 40 acres at this intersection. They previously farmed in Seal Beach. Dolores didn't want to leave the house so it was moved to this location while Dolores and a few kids were inside. — Map (db m59554) HM
79California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — School Bell
In 1900, the Wardlow Family donated one acre of farm land for a school located on this site. This bell is from the first school in Fountain Valley. — Map (db m59739) HM
80California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 17 — Section Houses
Used by Pacific Electric Railroad for track maintenance workers and their families. Equipment and supplies located nearby Freight house located across Talbert Avenue — Map (db m59488) HM
81California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 5 — Slaughter House
Talbert Meat Co. established in 1899 by August L. Martel. Later operated by Joe Betschart in the mid-thirties. — Map (db m148405) HM
82California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 19 — Talbert Drainage District
Local landowners gave Sam Talbert the job of draining "Gospel Swamp." He built a river levee, and dredged huge ditches on the east side of all major roads that ran south to the ocean. — Map (db m59489) HM
83California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 10 — Talbert Home
Sam and Hattie Talbert came here in 1897. He built a river levee and huge ditches so that the land would drain to permit regular farming. — Map (db m59740) HM
84California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 8 — The Bluff
Site of home of Roch and Magdalena Courreges who came here in 1878. He farmed 80 acres of bluff and lower land. Present Home of grandson, Joe and his Family. — Map (db m59058) HM
85California (Orange County), Fountain Valley — 9, 24 — Wardlow Home / Red Car
Wardlow Home Bruce and Martha Wardlow came here in 1896. He farmed 300 acres and was very prominent in local affairs. Red Car The Santa Ana/Huntington Beach Pacific Electric Spur Line began transporting people in 1909. In 1922 the . . . — Map (db m59492) HM
86California (Orange County), Fullerton — 19 — Fullerton College
Offering its first courses on September 25, 1913 to 28 students, Fullerton College is the oldest community college in continuous operation in California. All the college classes were held in the Fullerton High School facilities until 1937 when the . . . — Map (db m50001) HM
87California (Orange County), Garden Grove — “Big Red Cars”of the Pacific Electric Railway
For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — Map (db m101475) HM
88California (Orange County), Garden Grove — 13 — Stanley House MuseumBuilt 1891
This two-acre site is dedicated to preserving a visible link to early Garden Grove. Edward G. Ware settled here in 1876 becoming a prominent rancher. His daughter L. Agnes Ware Stanley, was an early school teacher. Deeded in 1970 to the Garden Grove . . . — Map (db m49992) HM
89California (Orange County), Huntington Beach — 126 Main StreetHistoric Site of the Standard Market
A stylish two story Zigzag Moderne market was built and operated in 1926 by Roy de Britton and his son Bob. The open air market contained a meat market, produce counters and the rainbow lunch counter, a popular meeting place. Night time . . . — Map (db m51965) HM
90California (Orange County), Huntington Beach — 36 — Auditorium and Tower
This 1926 structure is an excellent example of Lombard Romanesque Revival architecture. The school site was donated in 1908 to the five year old Huntington Beach Union High School district by the town developers, the Huntington Beach Company. . . . — Map (db m50021) HM
91California (Orange County), Huntington Beach — Duke KahanamokuAugust 24, 1890 - January 22, 1968
Duke Kahanamoku, three time Olympic gold medalist swimmer, public servant, goodwill ambassador of the State of Hawaii, and considered by many to be the father of modern surfing. In the early 1920's, the Duke surfed under Huntington's Pier. In his . . . — Map (db m51964) HM
92California (Orange County), Huntington Beach — 9 — Newland HouseBuilt 1898
Wm. Taylor Newland and Mary Juanita Newland settled in Huntington Beach in 1898. An early civic leader and agricultural developer. Newland was a pioneer in clearing the Santa Ana River lowlands for productive farming. Restored by Huntington Beach . . . — Map (db m50081) HM
93California (Orange County), Huntington Beach — Scout CabinCity of Huntington Beach Historical Site
This rustic cabin was erected in 1924 by the Lions Club, local carpenters union and Edison Company as a center for scouting in Huntington Beach and has been in continuous use by Troop 1, Boy Scouts of America, ever since. The cabin was . . . — Map (db m59874) HM
94California (Orange County), Huntington Beach — Site of the S.R. Bowen Buildings1920-1989
Three industrial buildings were located at 1980 Lake Street and were operated by Samuel R. Bowen and his partner, Sisti Siracusa, as the S.R. Bowen Company and the Bowen Fishing Tool Company. The S.R. Bowen Company was founded in 1920 and was . . . — Map (db m59873) HM
95California (Orange County), Irvine — In Memory of Jim Olson1939 - 2002
This windmill is one of 1,200 such water-pumping devices that once served the Irvine Ranch before modern water systems were available. Jim, a long-time employee of Irvine Ranch Water District, was responsible for dismantling and reconstructing it on . . . — Map (db m52247) HM
96California (Orange County), Irvine — 218 — Lion Country SafariBarton Mound
From 1970 to 1984, Lion Country Safari made it possible for children of all ages to experience the sights and sounds of an African safari - entirely from the safety and comfort of their cars. It was Southern California's first ever wild animal . . . — Map (db m148301) HM
97California (Orange County), Irvine — 1004 — Old Town Irvine
The townsite began in 1887 with the arrival of the AT&SF RR. James Irvine II chose this site to be the shipping center for crops grown on the Irvine Ranch, due to its high elevation. Original buildings remaining include the Bean Shed (1895), Bulk . . . — Map (db m50339) HM
98California (Orange County), La Habra — 14 — La Habra Pacific Electric DepotCompleted 1909
This structure symbolizes the beginning of a new era of development in the rich La Habra Valley. The La Habra Line was one of the most significant in Southern California progress. Early crops and supplies to the new oil fields could be rapidly . . . — Map (db m117189) HM
99California (Orange County), La Habra — 21 — La Habra's Birthplace
The first post office, officially naming this settlement "La Habra," was granted in 1896 and was established in a corner of Coys Store, located on this site. El Camino Viejo, the old road between the missions, passed this corner, which became a . . . — Map (db m50004) HM
100California (Orange County), La Habra — West Coyote Field, The La Habra Research Laboratory
This site is on the northern edge of the West Coyote oil field, one of the largest fields in the Los Angeles Basin. This field produced about 250 million barrels of oil from sandstone at a depth of about 3,000'. West Coyote was active from 1903 to . . . — Map (db m58909) HM

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