Los Angeles in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Jedediah Strong Smith
Pathﬁnder of the Sierras
Explorer - Fur Trader - Missionary
This boulder was brought from El Cajon Pass through which the pathfinder came in 1826. Placed here A.D. 1924 by Ramona Parlor 109, Native Sons of the Golden West. In memory of Ida Heimann Hellman.
Erected 1924 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Ramona Parlor #109.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 34° 3.791′ N, 118° 21.936′ W. Marker is in Los Angeles, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of McCarthy Vista and Wilshire Boulevard, on the left when traveling west on McCarthy Vista. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Los Angeles CA 90048, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carthay Circle (here, next to this marker); Daniel O. McCarthy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Juan Bautista de Anza (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Snowshoe" Thompson (approx. ¼ mile away); Chester Stock, Ph.D. - Observation Pit Hancock Park (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Helms Building (approx. 2½ miles away); Buster Keaton Studios (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Angeles.
More about this marker. The boulder with this marker is at the far end of McCarthy Vista from the Daniel McCarthy (Dan the Miner) monument at McCarthy Vista and San Vicente Blvd, about two blocks. It is in the center median "park", separated from the other Carthay Center monuments and somewhat forlorn looking.
Categories. • Exploration • Patriots & Patriotism •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 30, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 30, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.