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

Rivera School

(Old Maizeland)

 
 
Rivera Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 18, 2016
1. Rivera Marker
Inscription.  This was the first school in the Rivera District, constructed in 1868, and previously located on Shugg Lane, now Slauson Avenue
 
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission, The East Los Angeles Parlor No. 266, Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 729.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists.
 
Location. 33° 50.601′ N, 118° 0.044′ W. Marker is in Buena Park, California, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from Beach Blvd when traveling north. Building is located on the corner of Museum and Wild Water Wilderness Lane inside Ghost Town. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8039 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park CA 90620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. School House (within shouting distance of this marker); Knotts Berry Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Knott's Classic Carousel
Rivera Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 18, 2016
2. Rivera Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Buena Park Woman's Clubhouse (approx. 1.4 miles away); Site of Lily Creamery (approx. 1˝ miles away); “Big Red Cars” (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named “Big Red Cars” (approx. 1.9 miles away); a different marker also named “Big Red Cars” (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buena Park.
 
Old Maizeland School image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 18, 2016
3. Old Maizeland School
Inside the Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 18, 2016
4. Inside the Building
Rivera Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, October 18, 2016
5. Rivera Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2017, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 223 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 12, 2017, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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