Event

The Founding of Santa Ana 1869!

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The 3rd Floor Exhibit Hall Display will feature photographs and information about the founding of Santa Ana 150 years ago.   

William H. Spurgeon and a partner named Ward Bradford bought 74 acres from Jacob Ross, and Spurgeon used his half to found a new town he called Santa Ana in 1869.

Before that year was out he had opened a store, petitioned for a post office, and convinced the stage company to run their stagecoaches through his new town.  

Luke Heine won the 2019 Essay Scholarship!

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On Wednesday, May 15th, the OCMS Board awarded Luke Heine the Essay Scholarship grant!  Pictured above are his parents, Phil and Barb Heine, with Luke in the middle.


A total of $800.00 was awarded to 8 students attending the Orange County School of the Arts. Four students from the painting class and 4 students from the drawing class were recognized at the luncheon!

Parking

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Parking is available in Lot P 8, located between Santa Ana Blvd. and 5th Street.  The official address is 405 W 5th Street.