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Studio Village in Culver City in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Lugo Ranch

 
 
The Lugo Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, January 21, 2012
1. The Lugo Ranch Marker
Inscription.  The Lugos, a Spanish landgrant family, arrived in the pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles in the 1700's and settled prior to 1900 on this site. This was originally a portion of Rancho La Ballona which was established by the Machados.

Mercurial and Rita Reyes Lugo raised eight children here and remained until their deaths. Mercurial farmed, acted as water-overseer and was the unofficial lawman prior to the incorporation of Culver City in 1917.

This marker is dedicated to the memory of their youngest son, Charles Reyes Lugo, a founding member of the Culver City Historical Society.
 
Erected 1992 by Culver City Historical Society. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Hispanic AmericansNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 33° 59.974′ N, 118° 23.722′ W. Marker is in Culver City, California, in Los Angeles County. It is in Studio Village. Marker is on Jefferson Boulevard east of Cota Street, on the
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right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10900 Jefferson Boulevard, Culver City CA 90230, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Union Camp Latham (approx. half a mile away); Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial Park (approx. one mile away); Veterans Memorial Building (VMB) (approx. one mile away); La Ballona School (approx. 1.3 miles away); M-G-M Studio (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Augustine's Church (approx. 1½ miles away); Culver City (approx. 1½ miles away); Culver Theater (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culver City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jose Mercurio Lugo (1858 - 1933) - Find A Grave Memorial. (Submitted on January 23, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California.)
2. Rita Reyes Lugo (1869 - 1940) - Find A Grave Memorial. (Submitted on January 23, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California.)
 
The Lugo Ranch Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Kindig, January 21, 2012
2. The Lugo Ranch Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 948 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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