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

1942 Rose Bowl

 
 
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By Craig Baker, October 4, 2018
1. Rose Bowl Marker
Inscription.  The 1942 Rose Bowl was the 28th Rose Bowl Game. Originally scheduled to be played in the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California, it was moved to Durham, North Carolina, due to the fears of an attack on the West Coast of the United States following the attack on Pearl Harbor and the start to World War II.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: SportsWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 1, 1942.
 
Location. 34° 9.523′ N, 118° 10.031′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on North Arroyo Boulevard, 0.2 miles north of Seco Street. Located 100 yards south of the Rose Bowl Stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena CA 91103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. An Unforgettable Day (within shouting distance of this marker); The Gamble House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fenyes Estate (approx. ¾ mile away); Pasadena Pioneers Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colorado Street Bridge
Rose Bowl Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 4, 2018
2. Rose Bowl Marker
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(approx. one mile away); Lt. Orrin Russell Fox Heliport (approx. one mile away); Pasadena Founders Monument (approx. one mile away); Jackie and Mack Robinson (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
Marker Location image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 4, 2018
3. Marker Location
Near the Rose Bowl Stadium
Rose Bowl image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 4, 2018
4. Rose Bowl
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By Craig Baker, October 4, 2018
5. Rose Bowl
National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, October 4, 2018
6. National Historic Landmark
Located at Tunnel 28.
Rose Bowl Game image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 1, 2020
7. Rose Bowl Game
B-2 Stealth Bomber flyover.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 2, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.   7. submitted on April 5, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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