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

The Helmsman

 
 
The Helmsman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 20, 2018
1. The Helmsman Marker
Inscription.  For many years, this statue stood in front of, and was a trademark for, the world renowned Helms Bakery on Venice Boulevard in Los Angeles.

On October 6, 1971, it was generously donated to the Marina by the Helms family. In 1975, through the generosity of the Marina’s yacht clubs, it was provided with a new helm.
 
Erected 1975.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made Features.
 
Location. 33° 58.573′ N, 118° 26.78′ W. Marker is in Marina Del Rey, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Mindanao Way one mile west of Lincoln Boulevard. Located at the end of Mindenao Way, in Burton Chase Park, overlooking the harbor. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey CA 90292, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marina Del Rey Small Craft Harbor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Marina Del Rey (approx. ¾ mile away); History of Ballona Lagoon (approx. 0.9 miles away); Venice
The Helmsman Marker and Statue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 20, 2018
2. The Helmsman Marker and Statue
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Douglas DC-3 (approx. 2.7 miles away); Roy Jones House (approx. 2.8 miles away); Ocean Park Branch Library (approx. 2.8 miles away); Shotgun House (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marina Del Rey.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. — The Helms Bakery.
 
The Helmsman image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, May 20, 2018
3. The Helmsman
The Helmsman image. Click for full size.
circa 1960
4. The Helmsman
At the original location, in front of the Helms Bakery on Venice Blvd.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 10, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on January 10, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 24, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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