Pasadena Founders Monument
J. H. Baker · Col. J. Banbury · W. J. Barcus · Henry G. Bennett · D. M. Berry · A.O. Bristol · W. T. Clapp · T. E. Croft · A.W. Dana · B. S. Eaton · Dr. T. B. Elliott · C. Fletcher · N. R. Gibson · P. M. Green · H. J. Holmes · A.W. Hutton · Ward Leavitt · T. E. Lippencott · L. J. Lockhart · T. J. Lockhart · J. M. Matthews · I. N. Mundell · A.O. Porter · N. Strickland · Mrs. C. A. Vawter · E.J. Vawter · E.J. Yarnell
Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pasadena CA 91105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Erected 1986 by Pasadena Pioneer Association.
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 34° 8.724′ N, 118° 9.656′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Orange Grove Boulevard and West Colorado Boulevard, on the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lt. Orrin Russell Fox Heliport (here, next to this marker); Pasadena Pioneers Bridge (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colorado Street Bridge (about 700 feet away); Richard H. Chambers United States Court of Appeals Building (about 800 feet away); History of Ambassador Gardens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merritt Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ambassador Auditorium (approx. ¼ mile away); Terrace Villa Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
Regarding Pasadena Founders Monument. Pasadena was settled by a group of twenty-seven Indiana residents who sought warmer weather after the exceptionally cold winter of 1872-1873. The settlement was originally called Indiana Colony, with a main road known as Park Avenue, later changed to Orange Grove Avenue.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. 1890 City Library - source of the green sandstone used for this monument.
Also see . . . Public Memorials and Monuments (City of Pasadena). (Submitted on November 29, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2020. This page has been viewed 61 times since then and 3 times this year. Last updated on December 7, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.