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

Buena Park Woman's Clubhouse

 
 
Buena Park Woman's Clubhouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 31, 2008
1. Buena Park Woman's Clubhouse Marker
Inscription.  Since its establshment in a newly created Orange County (1889), the Buena Park Woman's Club has influenced the civic life of its community. The club helped establish a volunteer fire department in 1915, a library district in 1919, and the town's first electric street lights in 1910. This Spanish Revival clubhouse was built in 1931 with funds raised by members. From that time, it has served as a local social and cultural center.
 
Erected 1994 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 43.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
 
Location. 33° 51.778′ N, 117° 59.904′ W. Marker is in Buena Park, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Beach Boulevard and 11th Street, on the right when traveling south on Beach Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6711 Beach Boulevard, Buena Park CA 90621, 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
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. Site of Lily Creamery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knott's Classic Carousel (approx. 1.2 miles away); Knotts Berry Farm (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Betsy (approx. 1.3 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 1.3 miles away); Rivera School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Birdcage Theatre (approx. 1.4 miles away); School House (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buena Park.
 
Buena Park Woman's Club image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, May 31, 2008
2. Buena Park Woman's Club
Marker is mounted on the front of the building to the left of the entrance door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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