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(Photo: Courtesy of Orange County Archives)
The Capistrano Dispatch is launching a new feature in print and online, “From the Archives,” where we’ll feature one photograph each week that gives a peak into San Juan Capistrano’s storied past.
Every Friday, we’ll post the week’s historic photo on social media, and once a month we’ll compile the four we chose into a gallery on our website.
In this photo from the Willard Smith Collection, circa 1929, a group of local officials, including Orange County Supervisors Willard Smith and William Schumacher, stand on horses while inspecting the future site of the Ortega Highway.
Do you have a vintage image you’d like to see featured? Email submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org, along with a brief caption and photo credit.