Interactive Map Featuring Orange County Historic Sites

Last year, Preserve Orange County launched an interactive map featuring historic sites throughout the county. From their website:

What’s on the map?

  • The map includes all sites that are designated historic at county, state and national levels, under these programs:
    • National Register of Historic Places
    • National Historic Landmarks
    • California Register of Historical Resources
    • California Historical Landmarks
    • California Points of Historical Interest
    • Orange County Historic Sites
    • Orange County Historical Site Plaques
  • It also includes undesignated sites — places that have historic significance but have not yet been officially recognized.
  • Not included at this time are places that are listed on local historic registers.
  • The map indicates if a site is open to the public. If it is not, it may be viewed from the public right-of-way only.”

Phase 2 of the map, with more sites added, is due to launch this year.

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Peggy Gardner Display

 

We have a new display at the museum! Peggy Gardner was a long-time friend of the Historical Society and a wonderful artist. To highlight Peggy’s talent and honor her legacy, we’ve set up a display at the entry of the museum containing just a few of the many beautiful pieces that Peggy created.

These limited edition pieces will be for sale, and all proceeds will go to the museum. As of now, the pieces are only for sale on-site, but keep an eye out in the coming weeks, as we work to upload them to our online shop.

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Fairview Register March/April 2022

Our March/April 2022 newsletter is now online! This edition includes a message from President Barbara Steck introducing our new Board of Directors. Also included, “Fairview Declines,” a continuation of “A Town Called Fairview” from our last newsletter, and remembering Dave Gardner, Gladys Refakes, and Ursula Hartunian.

Fairview Register March/April 2022

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As some of you may have already noticed, we’re updating our online gift shop! There are still many more items to be uploaded, so be sure to keep checking back in here.

If you don’t see something on the online shop that you’re sure we sell, please give us a call! It’s likely that it’s still in the queue to be uploaded.

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