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Westminster, California, USA

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Westminster, Orange, California, USA
...Westminster was founded as a temperance colony by the Presbyterian Reverend, Lemuel P. Webber in 1870 upon his purchase of some 6,000 acres of the Stearns Rancho. Fulfilling his dream, he invited those people with like ideas in religion and morals to locate on individual 40 acre farms in his new colony. The town was named for the Westminster Assembly of 1643 which prescribed the basic tenets of the Presbyterian Church. John Y Anderson, a native of Virginia was the first man to respond to the Reverend’s invitation. Anderson took up residence on the corner of what we know as Westminster Boulevard and Monroe Street...
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Westminster, California, USA - The Chapel of Westminster Memorial Park Mortuary and Cemetery as seen at dawn
Westminster, California, USA

The Chapel of Westminster Memorial Park Mortuary and Cemetery as seen at dawn
Westminster, California, USA - Senor Ruben's Mexican Restaurant
Westminster, California, USA

Senor Ruben's Mexican Restaurant
Westminster, California, USA - Westminster Lanes
Westminster, California, USA

Westminster Lanes

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1906
Westminster, a post-village of Orange co., Cal., 12 miles SW. of Anaheim, its banking point. Pop....Read MORE...


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World War II Soldier flag  Roland Scott CROUSS (16 June 1919, Agawam, Massachusetts, USA - 17 July 1985, Westminster, California, USA) gravestone

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flag  Rudolph John CUTSPEC (4 August 1907, , Pennsylvania, USA - 16 October 1991, Westminster, California, USA)
 

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