Sherman Library & Gardens presents “Murder is the Order of the Day” on March 19

Sherman Gardens & Library invites the public to attend “Murder is the Order of the Day,” a lively lecture about the Flores-Daniel Gang and the Barton Massacre of 1857 on Tuesday, March 19 at 7 p.m. This gang of bandits committed robberies and a murder at San Juan Capistrano before ambushing Los Angeles County Sheriff James R. Barton and his posse in January 1857. The events took place near where the 405 and 133 interchange is located in Irvine.

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Courtesy of Homestead Museum

Speaker Paul Spitzzeri, museum director, Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum

Paul Spitzzeri, museum director of the Workman and Temple Family Homestead Museum is the speaker for this special evening.

Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. Seating is limited. Registration is required by going to, or by calling 949.673.2261.

Sherman Library & Gardens is located at 2647 E. Coast Highway, Corona del Mar.


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