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

El Camino Real Mission Bell

 
 
El Camino Real Mission Bell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 31, 2020
1. El Camino Real Mission Bell Marker
Inscription.  On July 16, 1769, padre Junipero Serra dedicated the first of 21 missions to be established in Alta California. These missions along what is today known as El Camino Real are located one day's ride apart. Mission bells symbolizing the founding of California now span the state from San Diego north to Sonoma.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the El Camino Real, “The King's Highway” (California) series list.
 
Location. 34° 8.718′ N, 118° 22.181′ W. Marker is in North Hollywood, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Vineland Avenue 0.1 miles south of U.S. 101, on the left when traveling south. Located in front of The Garland hotel, near the fountain. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4222 Vineland Ave, North Hollywood CA 91602, 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. Campo de Cahuenga (approx. 0.6 miles away); Alfred Hitchcock (approx. one mile away); Universal City Overlook (approx. 1.2
Mission Bell and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 31, 2020
2. Mission Bell and Marker
miles away); Lankershim Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Studio Theatre at St. Denis Building (approx. 1.3 miles away); Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (approx. 1.4 miles away); Big Boy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Amelia Earhart (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Hollywood.
 
Regarding El Camino Real Mission Bell. The marker also includes the following text, "Let church bells ring in his honor and to grant him eternal life.”
 
The Garland Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 31, 2020
3. The Garland Hotel
Photo in Lobby image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, August 31, 2020
4. Photo in Lobby
Actress Beverly Garland opened this hotel in 1972.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 57 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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