• Early California Days

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    Name: Early California Days
    Date: May 20, 2018
    Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM PDT
    Event Description:
    Cultural Anthropologist Stephen O'Neil to speak about: --What the Portola Expedition of 1769-70 observed when they came through, both the natural setting (very different from today) and the villages they stopped at; --Place names, both villages and topographic, that the Natives gave to the landscape, showing that this was a named cultural landscape and at the same time shows their knowledge of natural resources; --The Orange County Library's "Indigenous Voices" project to remind everyone that the Acjachemen and Tongva are still here and a part of the modern community.
    Location:
    Diego Sepulveda Adobe in Estancia Park, 1900 Adams Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    Date/Time Information:
    Sunday May 20, 2018 - Music in the park by folk trio Sweetwater Creek Band. Tours of Adobe: 1:00-1:30pm. Speaker: 1:30-2:30pm. Tours of Adobe resume: 2:30-3:00pm.
    Contact Information:
    Costa Mesa Historical Society, 1870 Anaheim Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92626. Tel 949-631-5918.
    Fees/Admission:
    Free parking, admission & refreshments
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