“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lake Forest, 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;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Orange County, CA (449) Los Angeles County, CA (1859) Riverside County, CA (223) San Bernardino County, CA (314) San Diego County, CA (368)  OrangeCounty(449) Orange County (449)  LosAngelesCounty(1859) Los Angeles County (1859)  RiversideCounty(223) Riverside County (223)  SanBernardinoCounty(314) San Bernardino County (314)  SanDiegoCounty(368) San Diego County (368)
Santa Ana is the county seat for Orange County
Lake Forest is in Orange County
      Orange County (449)  
      Los Angeles County (1859)  
      Riverside County (223)  
      San Bernardino County (314)  
      San Diego County (368)  
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1 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — Angel of Hope
The Angel of Hope was introduced to the world in the book, The Christmas Box, By Richard Paul Evans. It is a tale about a woman who mourns the loss of her child at the base of an angel monument. Though mostly fictional, the angel monument once . . . Map (db m210733) HM
2 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — Armed Forces of the United States
With grateful recognition for all who have served the cause of freedom in the armed forces of the United States. The flag flies in memory of El Toro Memorial ParkMap (db m210731) WM
3 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — Coast Live Oak - Historical Legend
1769 - Portola Expedition enters what is now Orange County. 1821 - California under Mexican Rule. 1842 - Rancho Canada de los Alisos granted to Don Jose Serrano; future site of Heritage Hill Historical Park. 1850 - California . . . Map (db m195046) HM
4 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — El Toro Memorial Park
El Toro Memorial Park, historic cemetery, was founded by El Toro Land and Water Company in 1896 on 24 acres of the original Rancho Canada de Los Alisos land grant. Monuments bearing the names of the early pioneers such as Serranos, Whitings, . . . Map (db m210728) HM
5 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — El Toro, the Early YearsRanchos gave way to ranches by the 1800s. — Heritage Hill Historical Park —
Arriving from Boston in 1884, Dwight Whiting began buying the foreclosed upon acreage of Rancho Cañada de los Alisos. He augmented the crops with dry- farmed orchards of olives and apricots and subdivided the land. Intent on establishing an English . . . Map (db m194216) HM
6 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — 32 — Heritage Hill Historic Park
Vivid reminders of El Toro's past are preserved in Orange County's first historic park. The Serrano Adobe (circa 1883), El Toro Grammar School (1890), St. George's Episcopal Mission (1891), and Harvey Bennett Ranch House (1908) reflect the history . . . Map (db m50016) HM
7 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — In Honor of All Veterans
The Trustees of the Orange County Cemetery District hereby dedicate this section of the El Toro Memorial Park to all veterans of the armed forces who have served our country with honor, dignity and pride. "...Let no wanton foot tread rudely on . . . Map (db m214018) WM
8 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — Native WaysThe Acjachemen and Tongva weave local resources into their culture. — Heritage Hill Historical Park —
Orange County's early inhabitants, the Acjachemen and Tongva, have a history that dates thousands of years, long before the arrival of Europeans. Here in what is now called Saddleback Valley, grasslands and woodlands spread across the valley . . . Map (db m194208) HM
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9 California, Orange County, Lake Forest — 199 — The Serrano Adobe
State of California Historic Landmark No. 199, La Casa de Adobe de Jose Serrano. Home of Jose Serrano, original grantee of Rancho Canada de los Alisos. Restored A.D. 1932.Map (db m50117) HM
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Mar. 2, 2024