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Ontario in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

George Chaffey, Jr.

1848-1932

 
 
George Chaffey, Jr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Levi Gonzalez, May 22, 2020
1. George Chaffey, Jr. Marker
Inscription.  
Founder of Ontario
Engineer, Developer, Inventor

His vision for a thriving
model colony laid the foundation
for all that Ontario has become.

John Edwards Svenson, FNSS Sculptor
 
Erected 2018.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 3.925′ N, 117° 38.908′ W. Marker is in Ontario, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on North Plum Avenue, 0.1 miles north of East B Street, in the median. Marker is located in a planter near the entrance of Ontario Senior Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 225 East B Street, Ontario CA 91764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ontario Town Square (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); WCTU Fountain (about 800 feet away); Mule Car (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nine Young Pepper Trees (approx. 0.2 miles away); Central School (approx. 0.4 miles away); El Morado Court Historic District
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(approx. half a mile away); Rosewood Court Historic District (approx. 0.8 miles away); Olive Mill (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ontario.
 
George Chaffey, Jr. Marker and Bust image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Levi Gonzalez, May 22, 2020
2. George Chaffey, Jr. Marker and Bust
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 6, 2020, by Levi Gonzalez of Rancho Cucamonga, California. This page has been viewed 127 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2020, by Levi Gonzalez of Rancho Cucamonga, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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