Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Los Angeles Plaza
Erected 1950 by California Parlor No. 247 Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 156.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic Americans • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is December 1822.
Location. 34° 3.401′ N, 118° 14.316′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Main Street south of West Cesar Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 579 North Main Street, Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Spanish Trail (here, next to this marker); Camero (a few steps from this marker); The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles (a few steps from this marker); Christine Sterling (a few steps from this marker); First Mayor of Los Angeles Under United States Rule (a few steps from this marker); Lara (a few steps from this marker); The Original Pueblo of Los Angeles (within shouting distance of this marker); Plaza Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
Regarding Los Angeles Plaza. CALIFORNIA HISTORIC LANDMARK 156. It was the center of the settlement founded by Governor Felipe de Neve. When the Plaza Church was completed in 1822, this site was reserved as a public plaza. It was landscaped in 1871 and has served since that date as a public park. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 898 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on July 30, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1. submitted on December 26, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 2. submitted on December 15, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 27, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. 8. submitted on December 14, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.