Compton in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
First United States Air Meet
Erected 1960 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the City of Compton and the County of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 718.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical date for this entry is January 10, 1907.
Location. 33° 51.699′ N, 118° 14.098′ W. Marker is in Compton, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Wilmington Avenue north of Curtiss Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18501 S Wilmington Ave, Compton CA 90220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Domínguez Ranch House (approx. 1.1 miles away); PFC James Anderson Heritage House (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jose Rizal (approx. 2½ miles away); Robert A. Cinader (approx. 2.6 miles away); Rancho Los Cerritos (approx. 2.7 miles away); Eagle Tree (approx. 3½ miles away); The Washington Elm (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Compton.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on December 27, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 761 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. 3. submitted on March 21, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.