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

The Baird House

 
 
The Baird House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 15, 2018
1. The Baird House Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1921 by Robert J. Baird, owner of a pioneering gardening business specializing in fruit and walnut trees. The Baird House was declared Los Angeles Historical Monument Number 203 in 1978.
 
Erected 2011 by Van Nuys Neighborhood Council. (Marker Number 203.)
 
Location. 34° 11.329′ N, 118° 27.066′ W. Marker is in Van Nuys, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Hamlin Street and Vesper Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Hamlin Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 14603 Hamlin St, Van Nuys CA 91411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Van Nuys Library (approx. ¼ mile away); The Country General Store (approx. 0.3 miles away); Busch Gardens (approx. 2.7 miles away); In Honor of Pioneer Aviators (approx. 2.8 miles away); De La Osa Adobe (approx. 3.4 miles away); Amelia Earhart (approx. 4.4 miles away); Lankershim Train Depot (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mulholland Drive Bridge (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Nuys.
 
Regarding The Baird House.
Baird House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 15, 2018
2. Baird House and Marker
The marker is to the right of the door.
Today it’s the home of the Volunteer League of the San Fernando Valley. Not open to the public.
 
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Los Angeles City Monument No. 203 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 15, 2018
3. Los Angeles City Monument No. 203
Sign at Street image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, December 15, 2018
4. Sign at Street
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 19, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 19, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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