Oceanside in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Andrew Jackson Myers
(April 10, 1840 - February 28, 1907)
In 1882, A.J. Myers moved on the land embracing the original town site of Oceanside. A patent for the land establishing the town site was issued in 1883 by the Federal government. Myers founded the Oceanside Water Company, which was critical to the development of early Oceanside. Myers and his wife Sophia and 4 of their 9 children are buried in the San Luis Rey Cemetery. Andrew Jackson Myers was known throughout San Diego County for his active encouragement, and benefits to the people of this community.
Location. 33° 11.822′ N, 117° 22.827′ W. Marker is in Oceanside, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on North Coast Highway south of Civic Center Drive, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 330 North Coast Highway, Oceanside CA 92054, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of Oceanside Pier (approx. ¼ mile away); Remember Pearl Harbor (approx. 1.1 miles away); Alligator Marines (approx. 1.8 miles away); Boys of '45 (approx. 2 miles away); Retreat Hell! (approx. 2 miles away); El Camino Real Bell (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mission San Luís Rey de Francia (approx. 4.3 miles away); Walled Garden (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oceanside.
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