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Historic Los Angeles Cemetery

La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles Cemetery

 
 
Historic Los Angeles Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 4, 2021
1. Historic Los Angeles Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
According to Catholic Church records, approximately 693 early residents of Los Angeles were buried in this cemetery.
This memorial garden honors these early residents.

Words surround this sacred place from the Spanish, English, Gabrieleño-Tongva-Kizh, Juaneño-Acjachemen-Luiseño, and Cahuilla languages.

I am part of the Ground, the Wind, and the Air.
Que Descanse en Paz - Rest in Peace.

 
Erected by City of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 26.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesHispanic AmericansNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monuments series list.
 
Location. 34° 3.406′ N, 118° 14.364′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Main Street north of U.S. 101. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 535 N Main St, 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
Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, January 4, 2021
2. Cemetery and Marker
. La Iglesia de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Angeles (a few steps from this marker); The Annunciation Mosaic (a few steps from this marker); Villavicencio (within shouting distance of this marker); Yangna (within shouting distance of this marker); Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles (within shouting distance of this marker); El Camino Real (within shouting distance of this marker); Vanegas (within shouting distance of this marker); Felipe de Neve, 1728–84 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Regarding Historic Los Angeles Cemetery. This is City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument No. 26, designated in 1964 - ‘First graveyard, from 1823 to 1844, adjacent to Plaza Church’.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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