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Mesa

Los Pobladores

 

— The Founders of the City of Los Angeles —

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

Antonio Mesa and his wife, María Ana Gertrudis López came from Alamos, Sonora. Dissatisfied with farming life, in Los Angeles, the Mesa family requested a return to their home in Alamos where Antonio Mesa worked in the silver mines.

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

Antonio Mesa era de Alamos, Sonora, así como tambien su mujer, María Ana Gertrudis López. Insatisfecho con la vida de granja en Los Angeles, la familia Mesa solicitó el retorno a su hogar en Alamos, en donde Antonio Mesa trabajaba en las minas de plata.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraHispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 3.389′ N, 118° 14.304′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California
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, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of Los Angeles Street and Paseo de la Plaza on Los Angeles Street. 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. Lara (a few steps from this marker); Moreno (a few steps from this marker); The Old Spanish Trail (a few steps from this marker); Carlos III (within shouting distance of this marker); Navarro (within shouting distance of this marker); Los Angeles Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Camero (within shouting distance of this marker); Damien Marchessault (within shouting distance of 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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 18, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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