May Festival - Orange, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 47.271 W 117° 51.187
11S E 421020 N 3738960
Quick Description: One of a few plaque at the center of town.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2017 10:42:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMX6E1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "The Annual May Festival, a traditional celebration in the orange community began in the 1880s. It was held in the Irvine Park area as a harvest festival in May of each year by Orange and surrounding communities. The festival and parade were later moved into Orange and Sponsored by the chamber of commerce. In 1960 the orange jaycees assumed sponsorship of this important annual community event."
Group that erected the marker: Orange Jaycees

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Orange, CA


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

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