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Mother Colony House, Anaheim [graphic]
Alternative Title
Digital Anaheim
Contributing Institution
Anaheim Public Library
Anaheim Public Library photograph collection on Anaheim local history
Rights Information
Property rights reside with the Anaheim Public Library. Literary rights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce, please contact the Local History Curator.
Accession number: P155
See accession number P154 for photograph of Mother Colony House.
Mother Colony House, Anaheim; built in 1857 by George Hansen, who sold the house to Francisco Rodriguez in 1863; moved in 1928 from the corner of Los Angeles (now Anaheim Blvd.) and Sycamore Streets to 414 North West Street; dedicated as a museum on March 14, 1929, making it the oldest museum in Orange County; deeded to the city of Anaheim by the Daughters of the American Revolution in 1954; image shows sign [which is posted to left of front door] which reads "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"
1 Photographic print : b&w ; 4 x 5 1/2 in.
1 Negative : 3 x 3 1/2 in.
Photographic print
Hansen, George--1824-1897
Anaheim (Calif.)--History
Anaheim (Calif.)--Historic buildings, etc
Time Period
Houses -- California -- Anaheim -- 1857-1899
Anaheim (Calif.)
Historic buildings, etc

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