Outdoor Living - Anaheim, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 50.187 W 117° 55.672
11S E 414148 N 3744409
Quick Description: This is one of many plaques and historical makers at Founder's Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/17/2014 2:15:51 PM
Waymark Code: WMMP3B
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, "Writer George Wharton James concluded that Southern California's climate invited residents into the open. Throughout its entire history, Anaheim has proven James correct. In period photographs, hand pumps shared backyards with swings while chicken coops competed for space with horse barns. Windmills, in a variety of shapes caught breezes bred over the Pacific Ocean to pump water gathered below. Just as the interiors of the houses in Founder's Park illustrated indoor life, the backyards reassembled here reminded visitors that California's, then as well as now, extended their home life out of doors."
Group that erected the marker: City of Anaheim

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

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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