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Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Los Angeles Star

 
 
Los Angeles Star Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 19, 2018
1. Los Angeles Star Marker
Inscription. Southern California's first newspaper, The Los Angeles Star, was founded in this block on May 17, 1851 and for many years exerted a major influence upon this part of the state. Suspended temporarily from 1864 to 1868, it continued later as an effective voice of the people until its final termination date in 1879.
 
Erected 1964 by California State Parks; Los Angeles County; and Historical Society of Southern California. (Marker Number 789.)
 
Location. 34° 3.269′ N, 118° 14.467′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Main Street north of Temple Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bella Union Hotel Site (a few steps from this marker); The Lindbergh Beacon (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merced Theatre (about 700 feet away); Pico House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Plaza Fire House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Father Junipero Serra 1713-1784 (approx.
Los Angeles Star Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 19, 2018
2. Los Angeles Star Marker
At Fletcher Bowron Square, next to the Bella Union Hotel Site marker.
0.2 miles away); Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles (approx. 0.2 miles away); Los Angeles Plaza (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
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Triforium image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 19, 2018
3. Triforium
During a rare performance, at Fletcher Bowron Square, near City Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 25, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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