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.
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Geological Excursions in the Sonora Pass Region of the Sierra Nevada: Fall Meeting of the Far Western Section of the National Association of Geoscience Teacher, Sept. 7-9, 2012
A geological guide for road tours and hiking in the Sonora Pass/Eastern Sierra Region. Excursions includes tours of the Eastern Sierra from Sonora Pass to June Lake, hiking above Saddlebag …
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- Categories: California: General, Geoscience, History/Lore/Native Americans.
- Format: Softcover
- Pages: 118
- Dimensions: 8.5 x 11
- ISBN: 9780960670444
- Year Published: 2012
- Publisher: Far Western Section Of National Association Of Geo-Science Teacher