Sylmar in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Lest We Forget
Erected 1979 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 34° 19.509′ N, 118° 25.018′ W. Marker is in Sylmar, California, in Los Angeles County. Touch for map. At the end of Sayre St, next to the flagpole at the entrance to Veterans Memorial Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13000 Sayre St., Sylmar CA 91342, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Loop Fire (approx. 0.6 miles away); The San Fernando Pioneer Memorial Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Griffith Ranch (approx. 2˝ miles away); Rogerio Rocha (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mission Wells (approx. 3.1 miles away); César Chávez Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Casa de Lopez (approx. 3.3 miles away); Father Junipero Serra / Fray Junipero Serra (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sylmar.
Regarding Lest We Forget.
The 1994 Northridge Earthquake had a similar magnitude, duration, time of day, time of year, damage, number of fatalities, and area affected, as the 1971 earthquake.
Also see . . .
1. 2016 Newspaper Article. Remembering the quake and the hospital, from February 8 2016 Daily News. (Submitted on February 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.)
2. Tunnel Disaster. Four months after the quake, the Sylmar Tunnel Disaster resulted in the deaths of seventeen workers. The earthquake contributed to the tunnel explosion when natural gas began seeping into the tunnel. (Submitted on February 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California.)
Additional keywords. Sylmar Earthquake, San Fernando Earthquake,
Categories. • Disasters • Parks & Recreational Areas •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 23, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.