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

Macadamia Tree

 
 
Macadamia Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, June 22, 2008
1. Macadamia Tree Marker
Inscription.  These Australian nut-producing trees are the oldest Macadamia tetraphylla in California. They were planted prior to 1890 by a local spiritualist health colony, the Societas Fraternia. Members experimented with many varieties of fruits and nuts to enhance their strict vegetarian diet. The colony remained active until the 1920's.
 
Erected 1986 by Orange County Board of Supervisors, Orange County Historical Commission, and Shady Hollow Placentia Homeowners Association. (Marker Number 34.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Horticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Historic Trees series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 33° 53.44′ N, 117° 52.529′ W. Marker is in Placentia, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Macadamia Lane, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 608 Macadamia Lane, Placentia CA 92870, 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. Bradford House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brea Veterans Memorial
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); Brea American Legion Building (approx. 2.2 miles away); City Hall Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old City Hall (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ralph E. Barnes Bandstand (approx. 2.2 miles away); Richard Nixon in City Hall Park (approx. 2.3 miles away); Many a Child (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Macadamia Tree and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, June 22, 2008
2. Macadamia Tree and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 1,083 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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