Mother Colony House

Mother Colony House (HMXU0)

Location: Anaheim, CA 92801 Orange County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 50.172', W 117° 55.692'

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First house built in Anaheim, 1857, by George Hanson, founder "The Mother Colony", group selecting name given settlement. This German group left San Francisco to form grape growing colony. Southern California Vineyards became largest in California until destroyed, 1885, by grape disease. Colony started producing Valencia oranges. Here once resided Madame Helena Modjeska, and Henry Sienkiewicz, author of "Quo Vadis".
HM NumberHMXU0
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number201
Year Placed1950
Placed ByCalifornia Centennials Commission in cooperation with Grace Parlor No. 242, N.D.G.W., Mother Colony Parlor No. 281, N.S.G.W
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 12:54am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 414117 N 3744381
Decimal Degrees33.83620000, -117.92820000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 50.172', W 117° 55.692'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 50' 10.32" N, 117° 55' 41.52" W
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Area Code(s)909, 714, 949
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 444 N West St, Anaheim CA 92801, US
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