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Ranchos Los Alamitos - Los Cerritos - Los Coyotes

 
 
Ranchos Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, April 1, 2001
1. Ranchos Boundary Marker
Marker base as seen in 2001
Inscription.
[Upper Marker - as seen in 2001]
This monument marks the intersection of three original California Ranchos:
Rancho Los Alamitos
Rancho Los Cerritos
Rancho Los Coyotes

[Lower Marker - as seen in 2002]
Ranchos
Los Alamitos - Los Cerritos - Los Coyotes
This marks the common boundary point of these ranchos established at the death of Manuel Nieto by the partition of his 1784 Spanish land grant.

[Editors Note: It is assumed that the lower marker was originally placed in 1957. It was replaced by the upper marker in 1996 and then sometime in 2001 or 2002 the original marker was returned and mounted below. It has now been reported to have gone missing.
 
Erected 1957 by Upper Marker: Joe and Betty Welding. Lower Marker: Long Beach Parlor, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 33° 49.816′ N, 118° 5.95′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on East Parkcrest Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7025 East Parkcrest Street, Long Beach CA 90808, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Ranchos image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, February 24, 2002
2. Ranchos
Los Alamitos - Los Cerritos - Los Coyotes
Lower marker
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Boys of Del Valle Park (approx. 1.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Carson Street Landscaping (approx. 1.5 miles away but has been reported missing); This Big Saw (approx. 2.3 miles away); Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding (approx. 2.3 miles away); St. Isidore Historical Plaza (approx. 2.5 miles away); Cerritos Air Disaster Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Discovery Well - Signal Hill Field (approx. 4.1 miles away); Car Climbs on the Hill (approx. 4.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Hispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Ranchos Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, February 24, 2002
3. Ranchos Boundary Marker
Marker base as seen in 2002. The lower marker placed by the Native Sons of the Golden West currently is reported to be missing.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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