Placentia, CA – Ever wonder what Placentia was like before you lived here? Have you seen the ghosts that haunt Tri-City Park? Maybe you’re curious why the Crossroads Shopping Center is part of Fullerton and not Placentia? The Placentia Library District and the Placentia Historical Committee are pleased to present a yearlong lecture series on the history of our great city - Placentia. Come and explore Placentia’s rich, diverse and sometimes wacky history through these fun and interactive local history talks. The programs are open to all ages, attend one or all sessions. No registration required.
Monday, January 4th: The House That Bradford Built
Step back in time as you hear about A.S. Bradford's pioneer history and his contributions in founding Placentia. Learn about the history of the Bradford House beginning with its construction in 1902, to being gifted to the city, its almost demise, and the continuing care
provided by the Placentia Founders Society.
The first Monday of each month is Local History Day at the Placentia Library!
January 4th: The House That Bradford Built
February 1st: Love Connections: The People and the Marriages That Shaped Our City
March 7th: Natural Disaster: The 1938 Flood
April 4th: Orange County Land Grants
May 2nd: Placentia Then & Now: A Photo History of the City
June 6th: Early Man to the Frist Settlers: A Human History of Orange County
July 6th*: Choo Choo!: How the Railroad Changed Placentia
August 1st: Heritage Festival: A History
*Lecture will be held on Wednesday
This program is FREE to attend and sponsored by the Placentia Library Friends Foundation.
Monday, January 4, 2016