Grijalva Adobe Site - Orange, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 48.359 W 117° 48.071
11S E 425843 N 3740932
Quick Description: A hidden historical marker in Villa Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2015 9:08:29 AM
Waymark Code: WMPR8J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "Juan Pablo Grijalva, a Spanish soldier, came to California with the Anza Expedition in 1776. On this hill he built one of the first adobes in what is now Orange County. In 1801 he petitioned for use of the land that became the Rancho Santiago de Santa Ana. He died in 1806. His son-in-law Jose Antonio Yorba and grandson Juan Pablo Peralta repetitioned and were given use of the rancho in 1810."
Group that erected the marker: Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission

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


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

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