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

Ishii Home

 
 
Ishii Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 12, 2012
1. Ishii Home Marker
Inscription. Kyutaro Ishii, Japanese settler, came here in 1905 and by 1910 was farming 40 acres. Returned to Japan in 1912 to marry Sada. They built a home here in 1913.
 
Erected 1976 by Fountain Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 15.)
 
Location. 33° 42.613′ N, 117° 57.795′ W. Marker is in Fountain Valley, California, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of Bushard Street and La Luna Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Bushard Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fountain Valley CA 92708, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Slaughter House (approx. half a mile away); Wardlow Home / Red Car (approx. half a mile away); School Bell (approx. half a mile away); First City Hall / First School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Talbert Drainage District (approx. 0.6 miles away); Section Houses (approx. 0.6 miles away); Original Circus Site / First Post Office / Country Stores (approx. 0.6 miles away); Blacksmith Shops (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fountain Valley.
 
Categories. Asian AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
View of Ishii Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 12, 2012
2. View of Ishii Home Marker
Marker is located just north of La Luna Avenue.
View of Ishii Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 17, 2012
3. View of Ishii Home Marker
Looking north toward San Diego Freeway overpass.
Site of Ishii Home image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 17, 2012
4. Site of Ishii Home
Located on the west side of Bushard Street, halfway between Wintersberg Avenue (now Warner) and Slater Avenue, the site of the home was excavated for the construction of the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 24, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. This page has been viewed 563 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 24, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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