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Oxnard in Ventura County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Oxnard Pagoda

 
 
The Oxnard Pagoda Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
1. The Oxnard Pagoda Marker
Inscription.  The pagoda was built in 1910 to house the pump which supplied water for irrigating the park. It was designed by architect Alfred J. Priest and built by Thomas H. Carroll, contractor. In 1911 the roof was raised to provide room for the band platform. As a bandstand, the pagoda was the center for concerts and patriotic celebrations in early Oxnard.
 
Erected by Ventura County. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureParks & Recreational Areas. In addition, it is included in the California, Ventura County Historical Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 34° 11.864′ N, 119° 10.833′ W. Marker is in Oxnard, California, in Ventura County. Marker is on South C Street near 5th Street, on the left when traveling south. Located in Plaza Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 South C Street, Oxnard CA 93030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Petre Ranch House (approx. 0.2 miles away); American Beet Sugar Factory (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cesar E. Chavez
The Oxnard Pagoda and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
2. The Oxnard Pagoda and Marker
(approx. ¾ mile away); The Maulhardt Winery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Olive (approx. 2.1 miles away); Hueneme Slough (approx. 3½ miles away); Bank of Hueneme (approx. 3.6 miles away); Alaska Flight 261 Memorial (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oxnard.
 
Carnegie Art Museum image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 14, 2018
3. Carnegie Art Museum
Across the street from Plaza Park. Originally a Carnegie Library, built in 1906.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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