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

Site of San Pedro Gate

1857

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 31, 2008
1. Site of San Pedro Gate Marker
Inscription. The original townsite of Anaheim was surrounded by a living fence of willow trees to keep out the livestock which roamed freely on the open range. This is the site of the gate that was opened to permit travel to and from San Pedro and Los Angeles.
 
Erected 1979 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 11.)
 
Location. 33° 49.945′ N, 117° 55.652′ W. Marker is in Anaheim, California, in Orange County. Marker is on West Center Street. Touch for map. Marker is located at the lawn area at end of the cul-te-sac. Marker is in this post office area: Anaheim CA 92805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mother Colony House (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Mother Colony House (approx. mile away); Loara School Bell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Helena Modjeska (approx. mile away); Old Anaheim Library (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Michael's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); North Gate of City of Anaheim (approx. one mile away); Anaheim Cemetery (was approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing. ). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anaheim.
 
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Site of San Pedro Gate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 31, 2008
2. Site of San Pedro Gate Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 51 times this year. 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. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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