This collection consists of material
related to the development of the Mile Square Regional Park in Fountain Valley, California
from 1966 to 1978. Materials include planning documents, correspondence, reports,
photographs, maps, and lease documents.
Mile Square Regional Park is located in Fountain Valley, California. The park was formed
from land purchased by the U.S. Navy in 1942 for the Mile Square Naval Outer Landing Field.
In March 1967, Orange County entered into a long-term lease with the Navy for the perimeter
area of the site, allowing the county to develop the area for a regional park. Military
operations in the center airfield area ended in 1974. The park is operated by Orange County
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Property rights reside with the University of California. For permissions to reproduce or
to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.
The collection is open for research.