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Placentia in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Macadamia Tree

 
 
Macadamia Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 22, 2008
1. Macadamia Tree Marker
Inscription. These Australian nut-producing trees are the oldest Macadamia tetraphylla in California. They were planted prior to 1890 by a local spiritualist health colony, the Societas Fraternia. Members experimented with many varieties of fruits and nuts to enhance their strict vegetarian diet. The colony remained active until the 1920's.
 
Erected 1986 by Orange County Board of Supervisors, Orange County Historical Commission, and Shady Hollow Placentia Homeowners Association. (Marker Number 34.)
 
Location. 33° 53.44′ N, 117° 52.529′ W. Marker is in Placentia, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Macadamia Lane, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 608 Macadamia Lane, Placentia CA 92870, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bradford House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fullerton College (approx. 2.7 miles away); Birthplace of Richard Milhous Nixon (approx. 3.2 miles away); Richard Nixon Birthplace (approx. 3.3 miles away); Olinda Oil Museum and Trail (approx.
Macadamia Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, June 22, 2008
2. Macadamia Tree and Marker
3.3 miles away); Olinda (approx. 3.4 miles away); Don Gaspor Portola (approx. 3.4 miles away); Anaheim Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away but has been reported missing).
 
Categories. Horticulture & Forestry
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 707 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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