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Mission Hills in Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Khatchkar

Cross Stone

 
 
Khatchkar Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, April 28, 2022
1. Khatchkar Marker
Inscription.  
This carved Khatchkar (cross stone) was modeled after the ancient Armenian grave stones of Armenia and specially made in Armenia for the Ararat Home.
Donated by Dr. & Mrs. Vartkes Najarian in memory of the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWars, Non-US. A significant historical year for this entry is 1915.
 
Location. 34° 16.978′ N, 118° 27.724′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. It is in Mission Hills. Marker can be reached from Mission Hills Road, 0.2 miles west of Indian Hills Road. Located on the campus of the Ararat Home nursing facility, above the Ararat-Eskijian Museum, next to the Chapel. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 15105 Mission Hills Rd, Mission Hills CA 91345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Armenian History Timeline (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mission Dam (approx. 0.4 miles away); San Fernando Mission (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fray Fermin Francisco de Lasuen, O.F.M. (approx.
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0.6 miles away); Mission San Fernando Rey de España (approx. 0.7 miles away); This Fountain (approx. ¾ mile away); Trinity Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lopez Station (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
 
Also see . . .  Ararat Home. (Submitted on November 16, 2022.)
 
Khatchkar and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker, July 16, 2022
2. Khatchkar and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2022, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.

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