John C. Fremont Camp
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
N 33° 47.280 W 117° 52.404
11S E 419142 N 3738992
Quick Description: North side of Chapman at Marks Way.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/18/2009 11:32:53 PM
Waymark Code: WM6TJE
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
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Long Description:
Major Fremont and the California Battalion marched from San Diego to join Commodore Robert F. Stockton in the first (August 13, 1846) Occupation of Los Angeles. California's Governor Pio Pico, fleeing to Mexico to avoid capture by the Americans, later reported that Fremont had camped at the Home of Jose Antonio Yorba III, near this site, while he (Pico) hid at Santa Ana Viejo, now known as Olive.

The Marker was originally placed on July 28, 1976.
Group that erected the marker: Orange Suburbia Kiwanis Club

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
1937 W. Chapman
Orange, CA USA

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