Irvine Park Plaque
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rumpled
N 33° 47.696 W 117° 45.017
11S E 430546 N 3739671
Quick Description: A Historical Marker for Irvine Park placed by Orange County Historical Commission
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/20/2011 3:45:07 PM
Waymark Code: WMB0N4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member MrsMcFly
Views: 3

Long Description:
This marker is within Irvine Regional Park. A parking fee that varies by day is required.
While exploring Irvine Park, I saw this marker placed for Irvine Park.
The marker reads as follows:
Irvine Park
1897
Indians gathered acorns here long before Columbus' time. In 1897, James Irvine, Jr. gave the people their long-time favorite "picnic grounds." The original 160-acre grove was known as Orange County Park until 1928.
Historical Site No.05
Orange County Board of Supervisors
Orange County Historical Commission
Placed 1976
Group that erected the marker: Orange County Historical Commission

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
1 Irvine Park Road
Orange, CA USA
92869


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