El Monte in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
El Monte Historical Monument
“The Lion” dedicated 1980.
Gay’s Lion Farm 1924 - 1944.
Donated 1948 to El Monte Union High School.
Erected 1980 by City of El Monte.
Location. 34° 3.881′ N, 118° 2.125′ W. Marker is in El Monte, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Bodger Street east of Tyler Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11098 Bodger Street, El Monte CA 91731, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gay’s Lion Farm (approx. half a mile away); The Frederick G. Exner Memorial Windmill (approx. ¾ mile away); El Monte (approx. 0.8 miles away); Savannah Memorial Park (approx. 2.2 miles away); James E. Henry (approx. 2.2 miles away); Siege Mortar (approx. 2.2 miles away); William L. Dodson (approx. 2.2 miles away); William R. Dodson (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Monte.
More about this marker. Marker is located on the school campus, and can be viewed through a fence.
Regarding The Lion. This statue was originally located at nearby Gay’s Lion Farm, a popular tourist attraction. In 1925,
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Gay’s Lion Farm.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 4. submitted on August 19, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.