Orange County Pioneers (eBook)

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OrangeCounty’s pioneer history is filled with harrowing tales every bit as entertaining asa westernnovel. These stories, culled from oral histories recorded by old-timers in the 1930s as partof the Works Progress Administration,offer a rarely seen look into Orange County’s frontier days. From bear huntsand bullfights to social gatherings at the home of the most famous Shakespearean actress of the day, thesetales are a window into the earliestdays of every corner of the county. Join editor Charles Epting for these wonderfully evocative portraits of the pastrecounted in the words of the eyewitnesses.

OrangeCounty’s pioneer history is filled with harrowing tales every bit as entertaining asa westernnovel. These stories, culled from oral histories recorded by old-timers in the 1930s as partof the Works Progress Administration,offer a rarely seen look into Orange County’s frontier days. From bear huntsand bullfights to social gatherings at the home of the most famous Shakespearean actress of the day, thesetales are a window into the earliestdays of every corner of the county. Join editor Charles Epting for these wonderfully evocative portraits of the pastrecounted in the words of the eyewitnesses.


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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The History Press
  • ISBN-10: 1625852878
  • ISBN-13: 9781625852878

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