“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Corona, California

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Riverside is the county seat for Riverside County
Corona is in Riverside County
      Riverside County (179)  
      Imperial County (51)  
      Orange County (392)  
      San Bernardino County (286)  
      San Diego County (348)  
      La Paz County, Arizona (33)  
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1California (Riverside County), Corona — 738 — Corona Founders
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 . . . Map (db m82151) HM
2California (Riverside County), Corona — 12 — Corona Historic Preservation SocietyCorona Foothill Lemon Ranch — Historic Site #12 —
Established in 1911 by S.B. Hampton, this was the center of 2,000 acres of groves, the largest single lemon ranch in California. The remaining headquarters and surrounding buildings were converted to Corona Heritage Park & Museum Dec. 7, 2000 by a . . . Map (db m105188) HM
3California (Riverside County), Corona — Corona HistoryMagnolia Avenue Bridge
Early Native Americans The Native Americans who lived in the vicinity of the Magnolia Bridge were hunters and gatherers. They relied on the Santa Ana River as a dependable water source and bathed frequently in the local hot springs. . . . Map (db m177591) HM
4California (Riverside County), Corona — 638 — Old Temescal Road
This route was used by Luiseño and Gabrieleño Indians, whose villages were nearby. Leandro Serrano established a home here in 1820. Jackson and Warner traveled the road in 1831, and Frémont in 1848. It was the southern emigrant road for gold seekers . . . Map (db m82468) HM
5California (Riverside County), Corona — 186 — Serrano Tanning Vats
Nearby, two vats were built in 1819 by the Luiseño Indians under the direction of Leandro Serrano, first non-Indian settler in what is now Riverside County. The vats were used in making leather from cow hides. In 1981 the vats were restored and . . . Map (db m50643) HM
6California (Riverside County), Corona — 188 — Site of Butterfield Stage Station
Where mail was delivered, horses changed and passengers given rest and a meal. First stage carrying overland mail left Tipton, Missouri on Sept. 15, 1858 and, passing through Temescal arrived in Los Angeles onOct. 7, 1858. First dedicated by . . . Map (db m82155) HM
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7California (Riverside County), Corona — 185 — Site of First House in Riverside CountySerrano Boulder
Built about 1824 by Leandro SerranoMap (db m143406) HM
8California (Riverside County), Corona — 224 — Site of Third Serrano Adobe
Nearby, an adobe house was built about 1867. It was occupied until 1898 by Leandro Serrano's widow, Josefa. Under Spanish law, she owned the surrounding 20,000-acre Rancho Temescal; but her ownership was denied by the US Supreme Court.Map (db m50645) HM
9California (Riverside County), Corona — Tanning Vat
Built in 1819 by Leonardo SerranoMap (db m51463) HM
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Dec. 6, 2022