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

Knotts Berry Farm

 
 
Knotts Berry Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 27, 2009
1. Knotts Berry Farm Marker
Inscription.  Founded as a 10-acre farm in 1920 by Cordella and Walter Knott, developer of the boysenberry. From berry fields came a tea room, berry market, nursery and one of the Nation's oldest themed amusement partks now on 150 acres with authentic replicas of a ghost town, gold mine, and our Independence Hall.
 
Erected 1976 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 20.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment.
 
Location. 33° 50.656′ N, 117° 59.888′ W. Marker is in Buena Park, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Grand Avenue, on the right when traveling south. 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. Knott's Classic Carousel (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); School House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rivera School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Buena Park Woman's Clubhouse (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of Lily Creamery
Knotts Berry Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 27, 2009
2. Knotts Berry Farm Marker
(approx. 1.4 miles away); “Big Red Cars” (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named “Big Red Cars” (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named “Big Red Cars” (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buena Park.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Calico, California- A Historical Mining Town Puchased and Restored by Walter Knott and Knott's Berry Farm. Be sure to view "Nearby Markers" for additional information and photos.
 
Additional comments.
1. Boysenberries
Boysenberries were hybridized by Rudolph Boysen, who was also the first superintendent of parks in Anaheim.
    — Submitted June 7, 2014, by Darla Doxstater of Anaheim, California.
 
Knotts Berry Farm image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 27, 2009
3. Knotts Berry Farm
Knotts Berry Farm Commemoration Marker image. Click for full size.
By Byron Flynt, June 14, 2017
4. Knotts Berry Farm Commemoration Marker
Loafers image. Click for full size.
By Byron Flynt, June 14, 2017
5. Loafers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 780 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   3. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   4, 5. submitted on November 8, 2020, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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