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A little slice of history

If you are interested in the history of Anaheim just stop here. We were unable to get into the... read more

Reviewed 29 February 2016
Monkebones
Under Construction

Wanted to see the house and grounds but was fenced off and under remodeling. Will have to check... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Jim K
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Indio, California
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7 Nov 2018
“Closed down for rennovations when we arrived”
9 Jul 2018
“Under Construction”
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400 N West St, Anaheim, CA 92801-5953
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Not much more to say... I looked up hours of operation, packed my kids in the car, arrived, and it was completely blocked off and boarded up for renovations.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank M H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Wanted to see the house and grounds but was fenced off and under remodeling. Will have to check back to see when it will be open.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Jim K
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is an interesting "heritage park" next to Anaheim High School. It's got historical buildings (including a gorgeous old Victorian) and a stunning Moreton Bay fig tree that's work a visit all by itself. I was there to see the tree, so I hadn't checked...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

While the houses and buildings are not currently open for the public, there is still a lot to see. The Pioneer House of the Mother Colony is here, which is the oldest home built in Anaheim. It has been moved from its original location. The...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank RNRVTraveler
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

As part of The Packing house, this little park is used for concerts, farmers markets and general meeting spot. The night we were there they were holding a benefit concert for children's music education. You can grab a bite at one of the many restaurants...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank zapprint
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Founder's Park has a great overview of Anaheim history. Interpretive panels and wonderfully restored buildings give a nice glimpse into Anaheim's past and its German roots. Worth a stop even if the buildings are not open.

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank BabyVee
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We only rode by but I loved seeing the oldest tree in Orange County and the gorgeous old mansion. History is well-preserved!

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Donna L
Reviewed 29 July 2016

This small park will help you learn some of the history of Anaheim. You will see the simplicity of a pioneer home, to the grandeur of a Queen Anne style home. You will be able to see a grinding stone, water pump in back of...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank charlottesl
Reviewed 29 February 2016

If you are interested in the history of Anaheim just stop here. We were unable to get into the houses as we went on a Sunday when it was closed. However, the houses were well kept and beautiful. Another plus is the huge Moreton Bay...More

Date of experience: February 2016
4  Thank Monkebones
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