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The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles

Los Pobladores

 

— The Founders of the City of Los Angeles —

 
The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
1. The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Marker
Inscription.  
The Founders of the City of Los Angeles
Lara · Mesa · Moreno · Rosas · Camero · Rosas · Navarro · Villavicencio · Rodriguez · Quintero · Vanegas

The names of the eleven founders of Los Angeles, originally known as El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles sobre el Río de la Porciúncula, (the town of the Queen of the Angels on the River Porciuncula), are listed in plaques around the Plaza circle.

Los Pobladores
Lara · Mesa · Moreno · Rosas · Camero · Rosas · Navarro · Villavicencio · Rodriguez · Quintero · Vanegas

Los nombres de los once pobladores de El Pueblo de la Reina de los Angeles sobre el Río de la Porciúncula estan inscritos en las placas que se encuentran en la plaza.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 3.409′ N, 118° 14.314′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Paseo
The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Marker at the Plaza image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 4, 2018
2. The Founders of El Pueblo de Los Angeles Marker at the Plaza
Marker is embedded in the sidewalk at the edge of the pedestrian-only street Paseo de la Plaza. The entrance to Olvera Street is out of frame on the left.
de la Plaza and Olvera Street on Paseo de la Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Camero (a few steps from this marker); First Mayor of Los Angeles Under United States Rule (a few steps from this marker); Los Angeles Plaza (a few steps from this marker); First Gas Service in Southern California (a few steps from this marker); Olvera Street Cross (a few steps from this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (a few steps from this marker); Christine Sterling (a few steps from this marker); Simpson/Jones Building (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
More about this marker. It is embedded in the sidewalk at the edge of the plaza.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Sixteen of these round brass plaques surround the plaza. This list maps them and follows them clockwise beginning with this one.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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