Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Carson Park in Long Beach in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ranchos Los Alamitos - Los Cerritos - Los Coyotes

 
 
Ranchos Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, April 1, 2001
1. Ranchos Boundary Marker
Marker base as seen in 2001
Inscription.  
[Upper Marker - as seen in 2001]
This monument marks the intersection of three original California Ranchos:
Rancho Los Alamitos
Rancho Los Cerritos
Rancho Los Coyotes

[Lower Marker - as seen in 2002]
Ranchos
Los Alamitos - Los Cerritos - Los Coyotes
This marks the common boundary point of these ranchos established at the death of Manuel Nieto by the partition of his 1784 Spanish land grant.

[Editors Note: It is assumed that the lower marker was originally placed in 1957. It was replaced by the upper marker in 1996 and then sometime in 2001 or 2002 the original marker was returned and mounted below. It has now been reported to have gone missing.
 
Erected 1957 by Upper Marker: Joe and Betty Welding. Lower Marker: Long Beach Parlor, Native Sons of the Golden West.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1784.
 
Location. 33° 49.816′ N, 118° 5.95′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. It is in Carson Park. Marker is on East Parkcrest Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7025 East Parkcrest Street, Long Beach CA 90808, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This Big Saw (approx. 2.3 miles away); Los Alamitos Sugar Company and Town's Founding (approx. 2.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); Douglas Park (approx. 2˝ miles away); St. Isidore Historical Plaza (approx. 2˝ miles away); James R. Phillips Plaza (approx. 2˝ miles away); William T. Gross Plaza (approx. 2.6 miles away); Kenneth G. Farrar (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Ranchos image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, February 24, 2002
2. Ranchos
Los Alamitos - Los Cerritos - Los Coyotes
Lower marker
Ranchos Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, February 24, 2002
3. Ranchos Boundary Marker
Marker base as seen in 2002. The lower marker placed by the Native Sons of the Golden West currently is reported to be missing.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 1,325 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on December 6, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=50231

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 21, 2024