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Anaheim, California, USA

Anaheim was founded by fifty German families in 1857 and incorporated as the second city in Los Angeles County on March 18, 1876; Orange County was split off from Los Angeles County in 1889. Anaheim remained largely an agricultural community until Disneyland opened in 1955.

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  • 1857 - October 5 - The City of Anaheim was founded.
    Anaheim was founded by fifty German families in 1857 and incorporated as the second city in Los Angeles County on March 18, 1876. wikipedia
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  • 1861 - June 19 - Anaheim Post Office established

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  • 1895 - Anaheim
    Anaheim, à'nā-hime, an incorporated city of Orange co., Cal., on the Santa Anna River, about 8 miles from the sea, and on branches of the Southern Pac...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - April 11 - Anaheim completes it's new electric light system

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  • Anaheim, California, USA
    Union High School, Anaheim, Cal.

    "Anaheim High School is a public, four-year high school in the city of Anaheim, California, United States. Anaheim High School was first established in 1898, which makes it the oldest of nine comprehensive high... Read MORE...

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  • Anaheim, California, USA
    Looking West on Center Street, Anaheim, Cal.
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  • 1916
    Anaheim, a banking post-town of Orange co., Cal., on the Santa Anna River, about 8 miles from the sea, and on branches of the Southern Pacific and the...Read MORE...


  • Anaheim, California, USA
    Hotel Valencia, Anaheim, California

    "Hotel Valencia, located at 182 West Center Street (now Lincoln Ave.; address 148 West Center prior to 1922), Anaheim; built in 1916 by John Ziegler for $40,000 and designed by architect M. Eugene Durfee,on the ... Read MORE...

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  • News 1955 - July 17 - Disneyland televises its grand opening in Anaheim, California.

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    July 17, 1955

  • News 1957 - THREE BOYS KILLED WHEN CAVE COLLAPSES.
    Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 23 (AP) - Three boys were killed yesterday when a cave they were digging in an embankment collapsed.

    Buried under tons of ear...Read MORE...


  • News 1966 - MONORAIL KILLS YOUTH CLIMBING ON TRACK.
    Anaheim, Calif. - The Disneyland monorail train Friday night slammed into and killed a 19-year-old youth who had climbed 20 feet to a trestle in an ap...Read MORE...




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Union High School, Anaheim, Cal.

"Anaheim High School is a public, four-year high school in the city of Anaheim, California, United States. Anaheim High School was first established in 1898, which makes it the oldest of nine comprehensive high... Read MORE...

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Anaheim, California, USA
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Looking West on Center Street, Anaheim, Cal.
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Anaheim, California, USA
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Hotel Valencia, Anaheim, California

"Hotel Valencia, located at 182 West Center Street (now Lincoln Ave.; address 148 West Center prior to 1922), Anaheim; built in 1916 by John Ziegler for $40,000 and designed by architect M. Eugene Durfee,on the ... Read MORE...

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History, News and Stories of Anaheim, California, USA

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  • 1857 - October 5 - The City of Anaheim was founded.
    Anaheim was founded by fifty German families in 1857 and incorporated as the second city in Los Angeles County on March 18, 1876. wikipedia
    historyorb.com
  • 1861 - June 19 - Anaheim Post Office established

    historyorb.com
  • 1895 - Anaheim
    Anaheim, à'nā-hime, an incorporated city of Orange co., Cal., on the Santa Anna River, about 8 miles from the sea, and on branches of the Southern... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - April 11 - Anaheim completes it's new electric light system

    historyorb.com
  • 1916
    Anaheim, a banking post-town of Orange co., Cal., on the Santa Anna River, about 8 miles from the sea, and on branches of the Southern Pacific and... Read MORE...

  • News  1955 - July 17 - Disneyland televises its grand opening in Anaheim, California.

    historyorb.com
    July 17, 1955
  • News  1957 - THREE BOYS KILLED WHEN CAVE COLLAPSES.
    Anaheim, Calif., Feb. 23 (AP) - Three boys were killed yesterday when a cave they were digging in an embankment collapsed.

    Buried under tons of... Read MORE...

  • News  1966 - MONORAIL KILLS YOUTH CLIMBING ON TRACK.
    Anaheim, Calif. - The Disneyland monorail train Friday night slammed into and killed a 19-year-old youth who had climbed 20 feet to a trestle in an... Read MORE...

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