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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Buena Park
Buena Park, California and Vicinity
▶ Orange County (186) ▶ Los Angeles County (843) ▶ Riverside County (109) ▶ San Bernardino County (221) ▶ San Diego County (292)
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|For more than half a century, the Pacific Electric Railway served Southern California. The system was established by Henry Huntington in 1895 and linked Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino counties with over 1,000 miles of service and . . . — — Map (db m101470) HM|
|Since its establshment in a newly created Orange County (1889), the Buena Park Woman's Club has influenced the civic life of its community. The club helped establish a volunteer fire department in 1915, a library district in 1919, and the town's . . . — — Map (db m50036) HM|
|Founded as a 10-acre farm in 1920 by Cordella and Walter Knott, developer of the boysenberry. From berry fields came a tea room, berry market, nursery and one of the Nation's oldest themed amusement partks now on 150 acres with authentic replicas of . . . — — Map (db m50002) HM|
Knott’s classic wooden carousel was carved at the turn–of-the–century in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania shop of Gustav A. Dentzel. The young Dentzel had come to America in 1864 after learning the carousel carving trade from his father . . . — — Map (db m103384) HM|
|This was the first school in the Rivera District, constructed in 1868, and previously located on Shugg Lane, now Slauson Avenue — — Map (db m103382) HM|
|Typical of one room schoolhouse of the 1800's is this one from Beloit, Kansas. Built in 1879, it housed 8 classes at a time from the first through the eighth grades. Schools rarely had more than two rooms in those days, due not only to the limited . . . — — Map (db m103383) HM|
|Established 1889 as the Pacific Condensed Milk, Coffee and Canning Co. by J.M. Pitblado. First evaporated milk cannery in California and the first industry in Buena Park. The Bixby family owned the factory from 1896 until it closed in 1907. Site was . . . — — Map (db m49986) HM|