Orange County Historical Society

Historian Steve Lech will tell the story of the Ortega Highway at the Orange County Historical Society’s season kick-off event, September 8th, at Sherman Library & Gardens in Corona Del Mar. Social hour, light refreshments, and silent auction begin at 6 p.m. Program at 7:30 p.m. The creation of the …continue reading

Historian Manny Escamilla will discuss Professor Shifra Goldman of Santa Ana College – one of the first academics to seriously study Chicano and Latin American art at the next meeting of the Orange County Historical Society. Dr. Shifra Goldman’s pioneering work in the field of Chicano and Latin American art …continue reading

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Corrie ten Boom helped many Jews in the Netherlands escape the Nazis during World War II, was eventually sent to Ravensbruck concentration camp herself, survived, and spent the rest of her life helping others, speaking before large audiences, spreading the Gospel, and writing popular books. She spent her later years …continue reading

featured graphic for Orange County Historical Society, logo courtesy of OCHS, during COVID-19

The culture and history of the Juaneño/Acjachemen indigenous people of Orange County will be the topic of Adelia Sandoval’s program at the Orange County Historical Society’s May 13, 2021 meeting at 7:30 p.m., online via Zoom. Adelia Sandoval is the Spiritual Overseer (Púul) and Cultural Director for the Juaneño Band …continue reading