The Landmark Project: CHL# 112

CHL# 112 NORTH GATE OF CITY OF ANAHEIM

A wall or fence of willow poles that took root and grew was planted around the Anaheim Colony to keep out the herds of wild cattle that roamed the surrounding country. Gates were erected at the north, east, south, and west ends of the two principal streets of the colony. The north gate, on the highway to Los Angeles, was the main entrance to the city.

Christine’s Note:  This one doesn’t even have a state plaque.  Just a rock sitting in front of a car dealership.  😦

Descriptions of each landmark are from the California Office of Historical Preservation website.

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