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

Anaheim Cemetery

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, August 28, 2012
1. Anaheim Cemetery Marker
The marker has been re-installed.
Inscription. In 1866, German Colonists established the Anaheim Cemetery as the first public cemetery in Orange County. Many of the early leaders of Anaheim and Orange County are interred here. The Community Mausoleum was built in 1914 as the first mausoleum on the West Coast. The Pioneer Memorial Archway, donated by F.A. Hartman, was erected in 1917.
 
Erected 2002 by Orange County Board of Supervisors, Orange County Historical Commission, Orange County Cemetery District. (Marker Number 49.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 33° 50.588′ N, 117° 53.997′ W. Marker was in Anaheim, California, in Orange County. Marker could be reached from East Sycamore Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1400 East Sycamore Street, Anaheim CA 92805, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. North Gate of City of Anaheim ( approx. one mile away); Old Anaheim Library ( approx. one mile away); Helena Modjeska ( approx. 1.1 miles away); St. Michael's Episcopal Church ( approx. 1.4 miles away); Mother Colony House
Anaheim Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Stelrer, January 4, 2012
2. Anaheim Cemetery Marker
At the time this marker page was created the marker was in storage and was pending re-installation.
( approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Mother Colony House ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Site of San Pedro Gate ( approx. 1.7 miles away); Loara School Bell ( approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Anaheim.
 
Also see . . .  Anaheim's First Cemetery. Gotte's Acker (God's Acre) was the name given by early German colonists to the first cemetery of the Mother Colony. (Submitted on December 7, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.) 
 
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Anaheim Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, August 28, 2012
3. Anaheim Cemetery Marker
This marker is now placed and is seen here between the two dedication plaques.
Anaheim Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 17, 2008
4. Anaheim Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 654 times since then and 47 times this year. Last updated on August 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2. submitted on January 4, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   3. submitted on August 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   4. 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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