North Hollywood in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Portal of the Folded Wings
Shrine to Aviation
Dedicated To The Honored Dead Of American Aviation On The 50th Anniversary Of Powered Flight, Dec. 17, 1953, By Lt. Gen. Ira C. Eaker USAF (Ret.)
MacDonald and Giorgi
National Register of Historic Places
Erected 1924 by Trustees, Valhalla Memorial Park.
Location. 34° 11.414′ N, 118° 21.225′ W. Marker is in North Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Victory Boulevard. Touch for map. The marker and memorial are located at the Southeast end of the Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park. There are signs on Hollywood Way indicating the shrine's location, but these signs are outdated and you can no longer gain access to the portal from Hollywood
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pierce Brothers Valhalla Dignity Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Amelia Earhart (approx. 2.3 miles away); Burbank Post Office (approx. 2.6 miles away); Big Boy (approx. 2.6 miles away); Burbank City Hall (approx. 2.7 miles away); Story Hardware (approx. 2.7 miles away); Burbank's First City Hall (approx. 2.7 miles away); Campo De Cahuenga (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Hollywood.
More about this marker. Marker is mounted on the portal on the outside. You will also find markers commemorating both Challenger and Columbia Shuttle accidents and many memorials to aviation pioneers.
Also see . . . The Portal of the Folded Wing - D.O.I. #98000246. Flikr collection featuring photographs of every grave, every plaque and every marker at the Portal of the Folded Wing. (Submitted on May 6, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 31, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. This page has been viewed 1,179 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on April 12, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2010, by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.