Mother Colony House - Anaheim, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 33° 50.176 W 117° 55.688
11S E 414122 N 3744388
Quick Description: This is one of many plaques and historical makers at Founder's Park.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 7/24/2014 8:05:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMM5ED
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
Views: 1

Long Description:
The plaque says, "The first house built in Anaheim (1857). It was here that Henryk Sienkiewicz resided with Madame Helena Modjeska in 1876. He is one of the most popular Polish writers and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1905 for his outstanding merits as an epic writer. He is best known as the author of Quo Vadis. While in Anaheim, he wrote Lity z podrozy (Letters from a Journey) and was inspired to write two short stories about Orange COunty: "A Comedy of Errors" and "OrsoL An American Hercules" (set in Anaheim). This site is dedicated a Literary Landmark by Friends of Libraries U.S.A."
Group that erected the marker: Friends of Libraries U.S.A.

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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