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Canoga Park in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Canoga Park Fire Station #72

 
 
Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 12, 2018
1. Fire Station Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1931 and vacated in 1978 due to earthquake damage. Became the home of the Canoga Park Chamber of Commerce 1982. Dedicated as the Canoga Park Community Center 10/26/1986. Dedication of the Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum in part of the Community Center 5/29/1987. Building refurbished after the 1994 Earthquake. Home to many organizations.
 
Erected 2005 by Canoga Park Improvement Association and the Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 12.152′ N, 118° 36.086′ W. Marker is in Canoga Park, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Owensmouth Avenue 0.1 miles north of Sherman Way, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7248 Owensmouth Ave, Canoga Park CA 91303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Canoga Park Station (a few steps from this marker); Canoga Park Branch Library (a few steps from this marker); Historic Coast Redwood Grove (approx.
Fire Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 12, 2018
2. Fire Station Marker
Marker is to the right of the door.
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0.6 miles away); Shadow Ranch (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Trapper's Lodge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Canoga Mission Gallery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Schaefer House (approx. 2.1 miles away); F-1 Engine (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canoga Park.
 
Regarding Canoga Park Fire Station #72. The town of Canoga Park was originally called Owensmouth, named in 1912 for the Owens River Aqueduct being constructed to bring water to the area.

The Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum is open on the second Saturday of the month, 11am-1pm.
 
Fire Station image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 12, 2018
3. Fire Station
Home of the Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum.
Fire Station image. Click for full size.
circa 1935
4. Fire Station
This photo is featured on the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 14, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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