Coronado in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Dracaema Draco, agavaceae
— Hotel Del Coronado —
The Dragon Tree was used as a backdrop in the Marilyn Monroe movie Some Like It Hot, which was filmed at The Del in 1958.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Horticulture & Forestry.
Location. 32° 40.8′ N, 117° 10.68′ W. Marker is in Coronado, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Orange Avenue. The marker and tree are located on the grounds of the Hotel del Coronado. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 Orange Avenue, Coronado CA 92118, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Christmas Tree (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Oxford (about 600 feet away); Hotel del Coronado (about 600 feet away); J.D. Spreckels House - 1908 (about 700 feet away); Carey-Hizar House (approx. ¼ mile away); J.D. & A.B. Spreckels BuildingMann House - 1926 (approx. ¼ mile away); Old City Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coronado.
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