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Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding

 
 
Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, January 25, 2012
1. Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding Marker
Inscription. The first sugar beet processing plant in Orange County was built here in 1897 on land donated by the Bixby Land Company. The industry brought jobs and development that created the new town of Los Alamitos. Although nematode infestation of the sugar beets and changes in the economy forced the plant to close in 1926, the town continued to grow.
 
Erected 1997 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 46.)
 
Location. 33° 48.521′ N, 118° 4.139′ W. Marker is in Los Alamitos, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Sausalito Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3651 Sausalito Street, Los Alamitos CA 90720, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Big Saw (approx. mile away); St. Isidore Historical Plaza (approx. 0.4 miles away); Carson Street Landscaping (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Ranchos Los Alamitos - Los Cerritos - Los Coyotes (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Boys of Del Valle Park (approx.
Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, January 25, 2012
2. Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding Marker
The marker is mounted on the wall and is visible just to the left of the palm tree shadow.
3.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Cerritos Air Disaster Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II (approx. 4.2 miles away); Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Los Alamitos.
 
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3651 Sausalito Street image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 11, 2008
3. 3651 Sausalito Street
3651 Sausalito Street image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 11, 2008
4. 3651 Sausalito Street
Site of the Los Alamitos Sugar Company.
 
 
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