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You see them everywhere - on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks - signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to Waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss. Click on "show additional information" before posting.
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Signs of HistoryWho Made This Wagon? - Coto de Caza, CA

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A large wagon that has seen better days on display at Riley Wilderness Park in Coto de Caza, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/10/2021

last visited: 2/10/2021

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Signs of HistoryRanchos of Orange County - Coto de Caza, CA

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A historical sign located at Riley Wilderness Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 2/18/2017

last visited: 2/18/2017

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Signs of HistoryOso Parkway Bridge - Las Flores, CA

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This is in the center of the bridge on eaither side.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/18/2011

last visited: 8/14/2015

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Signs of HistorySan Francisco Solano Marker - Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, USA

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A marker for the site of San Francisco Solano along the Arroyo Trabuco trail in O'Neill Wilderness Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rumpled

location: California

date approved: 7/17/2009

last visited: 8/5/2012

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Signs of HistoryWorld Cup Soccer Training Facility - Mission Viejo, CA

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Built in 1993, this 7 acre $2.3 million facility was the long-awaited training grounds for the 1994 Men's World Cup Team.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 1/21/2009

last visited: 2/1/2012

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Signs of HistoryCalifornia's Mustard Seed Trail - Mission Viejo, CA

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One of many historical markers at City Hall in Mission Viejo, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/10/2021

last visited: 3/10/2021

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Signs of HistoryEl Viaje De Portola - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A plaque at the base of a flagpole.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2015

last visited: 5/31/2015

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Signs of HistoryAguaje del Cuate Highway 101 History - Mission Viejo, CA

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This section of Cabot Road used to be a stage line, which then became El Camino Real and Highway 101.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 1/21/2009

last visited: 8/14/2015

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Signs of HistoryCarving Farmland into a Lake: October 1974 - Mission Viejo, CA

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One of a few plaques at a very scenic overlook of Lake Mission Viejo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2015

last visited: 8/14/2015

Image for Farming the Upper Oso Lease: The Milo B. Stevens Family - Mission Viejo, CAview gallery

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Signs of HistoryFarming the Upper Oso Lease: The Milo B. Stevens Family - Mission Viejo, CA

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One of a few plaques at a very scenic overlook of Lake Mission Viejo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2015

last visited: 8/14/2015

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Signs of HistoryLa Paz Rd. & Christiana Dr. - Mission Viejo, CA

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This is where modern Mission Viejo all started.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Signs of HistoryFossil Whale Exhibit - Mission Viejo, CA

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This whale fossil was found at this very spot while construction was going on to build the new, but now old, businesses space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Signs of HistoryWhale Fossil - Mission Viejo, CA

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This whale fossil was found at this very spot while construction was going on to build the new, but now old, businesses space.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/3/2014

last visited: 8/7/2014

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Signs of HistoryWilderness Glen Ranch Road - Mission Viejo, CA

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The Wilderness Glen that runs along Los Alisos was once the private ranch road that ran towards the canyons. According to legend, the notorious 19th Century Outlaw Joaquin Murieta used the Sycamore tree near the road for a hiding place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DopeyDuck

location: California

date approved: 4/7/2009

last visited: 6/28/2015

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Signs of HistoryCapistrano Home Like Mission at Old Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A plaque is in dier need of renovation at a fountain in a small shopping center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/21/2014

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Signs of HistoryCapistrano Union High School - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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The former Capistrano Union High School is now part of the private J. Serra Catholic High School.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: 8/14/2020

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Signs of HistoryMission Yard & Reservoir Site Map - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This marker is located at a park near the mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/1/2013

last visited: 8/9/2015

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Signs of HistorySan Juan Capistrano Regional Library - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A plaque at the main entrance to the library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/31/2015

last visited: 5/31/2015

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Signs of HistorySan Juan Elementary School Site - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A newly placed plaque tells what was on this site over 150 years ago.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 9/12/2016

last visited: 9/12/2016

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Signs of HistoryNew Mission Church - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This plaque is located on the wall at the mission basilica.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/28/2012

last visited: 5/28/2012

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Signs of HistorySycamore Park - Mission Viejo, CA

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A city sponsored historical marker, at the end of a neighborhood road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 8/13/2015

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Signs of HistoryEl Camino Real - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A new historical marker in a shopping center that has yet to open in downtown San Juan Capistrano.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2020

last visited: 8/14/2020

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Signs of HistoryMormon Battalion Marker - Mission Viejo, CA

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One of two markers at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 8/13/2015

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Signs of HistoryAliso Creek Adobes - Mission Viejo, CA

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One of two markers at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2015

last visited: 8/13/2015

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Signs of HistorySergeant Jose Francisco Ortega - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A historical marker on a McDonald's in San Juan Capistrano, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 3/1/2021

last visited: 3/1/2021

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