Buena Park in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Knotts Berry Farm
Erected 1976 by Orange County Board of Supervisors and Orange County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 20.)
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.
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 (approx. 1.4 miles away); “Big Red Cars” (approx. “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.
Also see . . . Historical Background of Knotts Berry Farm. The year was 1920 when Walter and Cordelia Knott moved to the then-sleepy community of Buena Park, Calif. to farm 20 acres of rented land. Today, that land is part of 160-acre Knott's Berry Farm, America's first theme park and the 12th most-visited amusement park in the country. (Submitted on December 1, 2011.)
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.
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