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Santa Ana City Government Links

»  City of Santa Ana official site
»  City of Santa Ana Planning Department's historical preservation site  - great resource for locals
»  Santa Ana Community Calendar - from the City of Santa Ana official site
»  City of Santa Ana Public Library (includes History Room)


Santa Ana Neighborhood Organizations

»  The Historic French Park Neighborhood
»  The Floral Park Neighborhood
»  The Wilshire Square Neighborhood
»  The West Floral Park Neighborhood

»  The Washington Square Neighborhood

Santa Ana Businesses and Other Historical Organizations

»  Santa Ana Fire Department Firefighter's Museum
»  Santa Ana Chamber of Commerce)
»  Ebell Society Long-time women's organization with ties to the every earliest of Santa Ana history

»  Episcopal Church of the Messiah - Long-time congregation in Santa Ana. Founded in 1883
»  Realtor Sandy DeAngelis' website showing some of the nicer homes in the Santa Ana and north Santa Ana areas
»  The Don Krotee Partnership Don's group has been very important in the rehabilitation and restoration of historic     properties in Santa Ana

»  Kiwanis Club of Santa Ana - Celebrating over 90 years of service to the Santa Ana community.
»  The Heritage Museum of Orange County (in Santa Ana)
    (includes Kellogg and Maag Houses)
»  Bowers Museum of Cultural Art in Santa Ana

»  Santa Ana Black Historical Society


Orange County Historic Locations and Organizations

»  Orange County Historical Society
»  Chris Jepsen's OC History Roundup and Blog - news and upcoming events for all of OC

»  Preserve Orange County

»  HistoryLand by Phil Brigandi

»  Orange County Archives

»  OC Almanac - excellent history site with wonderful timeline of notable OC "headlines"

»  Orange County Structures - OC architecture

»  Orange County Genealogical Society
»  County of Orange official site with links to various departments, etc.
»  History of Orange County
»  Kenneth Kao's "unofficial" Orange County History site with articles, pictures, and links
»  Kenneth's Orange County links page with tons of great local links

»  Dreger Clock - site affiliated with the Buena Park Historical Society to restore a special clock

»  Orange County Mexican American Historical Society
»  Old Town (Orange) Preservation Association
»  Orange Community Historical Society
»  Tustin Area Historical Society
»  Costa Mesa Historical Society
»  Santa Ana Army Air Base (part of the Costa Mesa Historical Society site)
»  Fullerton Heritage
»  Dana Point/Capistrano Beach Historical Society
»  Old Orange County Courthouse in Santa Ana
»  George Key Ranch in Placentia
»  Historic Yorba Cemetery in Yorba Linda
»  Heritage Hill in El Toro
»  Helena Modjeska House in Modjeska Canyon
»  Historic Bradford House in Placentia
»  Susanna Bixby Bryant Museum and Botanic Garden in Yorba Linda
» with some info on the history of Orange County

»  Sherman Gardens & Library
»  Listing of historical organizations in Orange County
»  Listings of house museums in all of Southern California
»  Old Courthouse Museum Society


California History Links

»  Conference of California Historical Societies
»  California Historical Society
»  Historical Society of Southern California
»  California History & Genealogical Societies
»  Lively Arts History Association (lots of good information, great links)
»  California Missions
»  California State Historical Landmarks
»  Pacific Electric Railway, Lines of the Southern District - including the Santa Ana line
    (sponsored by the Electric Railway Historical Association of Southern Califoria)
»  Carnegie Libraries of California - excellent site showing all the Carnegie libraries in California.
    The site includes information on the original Santa Library and even features an old photo

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The links noted above have no connection with the Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society and we are not responsible for their content.
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