Vernon in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
La Mesa Battleﬁeld
Erected 2018 by California Dept. of Parks and Rec., City of Vernon, Historical Preservation Foundation, Rio Hondo and University Parlors - Native Sons of the Golden West. (Marker Number 167.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 34° 0.298′ N, 118° 13.836′ W. Marker is in Vernon, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Santa Fe Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Vernon City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4305 South Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90058, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of La Mesa (a few steps from this marker); Apex / Club Alabam (approx. 1½ miles away); The Downbeat Club (approx. 1½ miles away); St. Vincent Court Chinese Cemetery Shrine (approx. 3.1 miles away); Japanese-American Soldiers (approx. 3.1 miles away); Spring Street (approx. 3.2 miles away); Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum (approx. 3.2 miles away).
Also see . . . California Historical Landmarks. Information and photos of the original marker site. (Submitted on August 10, 2018, by Jeremy Brooks of Buena Park, California.)
Categories. • War, Mexican-American •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2018, by Jeremy Brooks of Buena Park, California. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Jeremy Brooks of Buena Park, California. 3. submitted on August 28, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. 4, 5. submitted on August 11, 2018, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.