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

Callens Home

 
 
Callens Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, August 31, 2012
1. Callens Home Marker
Inscription. Rene and Virginie Callens came here in 1910. He developed and farmed 60 acres. Present home of son Joseph R. Callens and family.
 
Erected 1976 by Fountain Valley Historical Society. (Marker Number 18.)
 
Location. 33° 41.64′ N, 117° 57.496′ W. Marker is in Fountain Valley, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Ellis Avenue just west of Jacaranda Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9736 Ellis Avenue, Fountain Valley CA 92708, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buddhist Church (approx. half a mile away); "All Saints Anglican Church" (approx. half a mile away); Talbert Home (approx. half a mile away); Section Houses (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fountain Valley Drive-In (approx. 0.6 miles away); Original Circus Site / First Post Office / Country Stores (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nimocks Home (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. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
View of Callens Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 17, 2012
2. View of Callens Home Marker
The original 1911 redwood home, now painted yellow, is a private residence. The marker is to the left of the driveway entrance.
Callens Home image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman, September 17, 2012
3. Callens Home
View of home and outbuildings from the driveway.
East side of home and outbuildings image. Click for full size.
By Greg Ullman
4. East side of home and outbuildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 25, 2012, by Greg Ullman of Fountain Valley, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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