Site of the First Building - Orange, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 33° 47.252 W 117° 51.216
11S E 420975 N 3738926
Quick Description: A plaque marking the site of the first building. The location now is a Starbucks.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 9/13/2017 7:53:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMWJWD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
This plaque is hard to see in the busling downtown area. It reads:

Site of The First Building

Here in 1871, the town and farm lots of Andrew Glassell IV and Alfred B Chpman were offered to prospective buyers by the tract's resident agent, Captain William T Glassell. Agent Glassell maintained two seedling orange trees in front of his office residence as curiosities to entice settlers.
Group that erected the marker: Orange County Historical Commitee / Orange County Board of Suprvisors.

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
44 Plaza Square
Orange, CA USA

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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