From Indian villages to modern master-planned communities, Orange County’s place names take us through the history of California’s second largest county. Over the years, residents have all left their imprint on Orange County by naming the places where they lived and worked. Spanish land grants, Mexican ranchos, Indian villages, family farms, tiny settlements, and short-lived post offices—each has made a permanent mark by putting a place name in print or on a map. Here, in over 500 alphabetical listings, comprehensively cited, are nearly 1,000 of these revealing portals into history.
The field trip outlined in this guide is from SDSU to Ocotillo via Interstate 8, Hwy S-2 to Warner Springs, Hwy 76 to Pala, Interstate 15 from Temecula to Welk …$ 5.00 Add to cart
Author: Max Kurillo
The California Franciscan missions comprise of a series of 22 religious missions (outposts) founded between 769 and 1832. The Franciscan missions examined in this book are located in the land …$ 18.95 Add to cart