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

Buddhist Church

 
 
Buddhist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, May 22, 2012
1. Buddhist Church Marker
Inscription. Built in 1935 and dedicated in 1936. First Buddhist Church in Orange County. In 1954 the Church was moved to Stanton then moved to present location in Anaheim in 1965.
 
Erected 1976 by Fountain Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 21.)
 
Location. 33° 41.967′ N, 117° 57.77′ W. Marker is in Fountain Valley, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Bushard Street north of Swift Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18182 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley CA 92708, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "All Saints Anglican Church" (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Talbert Home (about 400 feet away); Blacksmith Shops (about 800 feet away); Original Circus Site / First Post Office / Country Stores (about 800 feet away); Talbert Drainage District (approx. 0.2 miles away); First City Hall / First School (approx. 0.2 miles away); School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Section Houses (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Valley.
 
Also see . . .  History of the Church. In 1935, a church building was erected on the
Marker Signpost image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, May 22, 2012
2. Marker Signpost
property of Mr. and Mrs. Taikichi Kato on Bushard Avenue in Talbert, the first permanent church structure in the history of the Orange County Buddhist movement.
(Submitted on September 15, 2012.) 
 
Categories. Asian AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
View of site image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 12, 2012
3. View of site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. This page has been viewed 551 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 3, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California.   2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the current church in Anaheim. • Can you help?
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