Mother Colony Chapter - Anaheim, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 50.176 W 117° 55.683
11S E 414131 N 3744388
Quick Description: This is one of many plaques and historical makers at Founder's Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/15/2014 6:46:32 PM
Waymark Code: WMMNRY
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
The plaque says, "This house was built in 1857 by Mr. Geo. Hansen the promoter of that little colony of Germans who founded what is now the City of Anaheim, and originally stood on N. Los Angeles St. between Chartres & Cypress Sts. The building was a gift from Mr. E.E. Beazley and the lot on which it now stands was donated by Marie Horstmann Dwyer in memory of her parents who were pioneers and purchased the land October 1st, 1860. That the pioneers of Anaheim and what they did for us shall not be fogotten this house is prserved by the Mother Colony Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution."
Group that erected the marker: Daughters of the American Revolution

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
400 N West St, Anaheim, CA 92805, United States

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