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Solvang in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bit O' Denmark

 
 
Bit O' Denmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2018
1. Bit O' Denmark Marker
Inscription.  In 1911 this was one of the first buildings built in Solvang. It served as a college for 3 years. Here church services were held until the present Danish Lutheran Church was completed in 1929. For 1929 to the present it has been a restaurant. Remodeled in 1963 this became the home of the Bit O' Denmark.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 34° 35.715′ N, 120° 8.307′ W. Marker is in Solvang, California, in Santa Barbara County. Marker is at the intersection of Alisal Road and Park Way, on the left when traveling north on Alisal Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 473 Alisal Road, Solvang CA 93463, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mission Santa Inéz (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Past and Future Las Cruces Adobe (approx. 7.9 miles away); Las Cruces • The Crosses (approx. 7.9 miles away); Arroyo Hondo Fish Passage & Upstream Habitat Restoration (approx. 8.4 miles away);
Bit O' Denmark Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2018
2. Bit O' Denmark Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance.
Gaviota Pass (approx. 9.2 miles away); The Union Hotel (approx. 13 miles away); 1880 Union Hotel (approx. 13.1 miles away).
 
Bit O' Denmark Restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 24, 2018
3. Bit O' Denmark Restaurant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 4, 2018, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.
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