Anaheim in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Loara School Bell
This 350-lb. bell, cast in 1888, hung in the bell-tower of the school until the old school's demolition in 1936. Preserved here, this bell recognizes the early pioneers and the citizens who sacrificed to educate thier (sic) own children as well as the future generations of children that pass through this school.
Erected 2004 by The Native Sons of the Golden West.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells 🔔Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 33° 49.748′ N, 117° 56.243′ W. Marker is in Anaheim, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of West Broadway and South Loara Street, on the right when traveling west on West Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1601 West Broadway, Anaheim CA 92802, 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. Site of San Pedro Gate (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mother Colony House (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Mother Colony House (approx. ¾ mile away); Helena Modjeska (approx. 1.3 miles away); St. Michael's Episcopal Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); Old Anaheim Library (approx. 1.4 miles away); Petrified Tree (approx. 1½ miles away); North Gate of City of Anaheim (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anaheim.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 25, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 25, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.