Category Archives: Historical Tidbits

An Old Towne Orange Birthday Bash

In this city that so many have traveled to visit and so many of us call home, we are so excited to share that Old Towne Orange turns 130 years old on April 6, 2018! In celebration of this grand birthday, the City of Orange wants to invite you all to a birthday party on…
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I Heart Old Towne Orange Storytime

Happy Thursday! It has been bitter cold in Old Towne Orange this week so I think it is about time to spread some warm love. And I love doing so by storytelling. The City of Orange was founded in 1869 by Alfred Chapman and Andrew Glassell (hence, the Plaza being intersected by Chapman Ave and…
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I Heart a Morning Stroll in Old Towne

Happy Thursday everyone! After my 9 AM class ended on Tuesday, I decided to steal a morning for myself and take a walk around Old Towne. Sometimes it's nice to take time for yourself, even if it's only for an hour. Luckily, Old Towne has so much to see, enjoy, and learn without even leaving…
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1888 Center is here!

The 1888 Center is showing contemporary and historical exhibitions so you can learn more about the history of the place we all know and love so much, Old Towne Orange! It's located in the Historic District of Old Towne Orange and has a bookshop, gallery, multi-use performance space, and café.  It'll be open on July 27th…
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