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

Archie N. Wiggins

(1863–1927)

 

— Savannah Memorial Park —

 
Archie N. Wiggins Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
1. Archie N. Wiggins Marker
Inscription.  The son of Thomas J. Wiggins, he was born in El Monte, and was one of the few American children to attend Old Mission School. He was known as the “Watermelon King” due to his success in raising watermelons in large quantities. He was an active worker for the development of educational facilities in El Monte, and owned considerable property in the town. He was appointed as Constable for El Monte by the County Constable of Los Angeles.
 
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Location. 34° 4.902′ N, 118° 4.017′ W. Marker is in Rosemead, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Valley Boulevard east of Loma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9263 Valley Blvd, Rosemead CA 91770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel King (here, next to this marker); Dr. Thomas A. Mayes (here, next to this marker); Andrew J. King (here, next to this marker); Elwood Wiggins (a few steps from this marker); John Guess, Jr.
Archie N. Wiggins Marker, in the foreground image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
2. Archie N. Wiggins Marker, in the foreground
(a few steps from this marker); Norman C. Morgan (a few steps from this marker); John Guess Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Mary Alice Rogers (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemead.
 
Archibald Nathiel Wiggins (1863-1927) image. Click for full size.
By the Excelsior Gallery in Los Angeles via Find-A-Grave
3. Archibald Nathiel Wiggins (1863-1927)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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