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The first Valencia orange orchard in California was planted in 1880 by R.H. Gilman on the land of the Placentia Fruit Co., in what is today Orange County. View 1: Site marker dedicated to Gilman and the first Valencia orchard, by the Native Daughters of the Golden West. View 2: R.H. Gilman standing beside site marker. View 3: A toast to Gilman (with beard). View 4: Gilman (with beard) is honored at the ceremony for the site marker.
4 photographic prints:b&w Photographic prints
00031980 SecurityÂ Pacific National Bank Collection N-003-528.1 4x5; N-003-528.2 4x5; N-003-528.3 4x5; N-003-528.4 4x5; Agriculture-Fruit-Oranges. CARL0000036114 http://22.214.171.124/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/100265
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