Orange County Breeze local almanac for northwest Orange County, California.

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1769

Land expedition led by Gaspar de Portolá and Father Crespí crosses into what would become Orange County. “They camped in a valley a few miles above the site of the present mission of San Juan Capistrano.” [Source: Orange County Through Four Centures by Leo J. Friis, available through the Orange County Historical Society.]