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

Olympiad Rose Bush

 
 
Olympiad Rose Bush Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 2, 2018
1. Olympiad Rose Bush Marker
Inscription.  Commemorates the XXIII Olympiad and marathons run through Santa Monica, August 5, 1984 and August 12, 1984, including the first women’s marathon in Olympiad history.
 
Erected 1984 by City of Santa Monica, and Santa Monica Historical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: SportsWomen.
 
Location. 34° 1.366′ N, 118° 30.533′ W. Marker is in Santa Monica, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Palisades Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Monica CA 90402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. George Washington (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); “Trees of Santa Monica” (approx. half a mile away); The Discovery of Santa Monica (approx. half a mile away); John P. Jones Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Will Rogers Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rapp’s Saloon
Olympiad Rose Bush and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, July 2, 2018
2. Olympiad Rose Bush and Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Santa Monica Forestry Station (approx. one mile away); The Santa Monica Pier Carousel (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Monica.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 143 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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