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
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
The first school was started in Sycamore Hall during the . . . — — Map (db m62269) HM
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
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
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
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
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
Bruce and Martha Wardlow came here in 1896. He farmed 300 acres and was very prominent in local affairs.
The Santa Ana/Huntington Beach Pacific Electric Spur Line began transporting people in 1909. In 1922 the . . . — — Map (db m59492) HM