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Wilmington in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Banning Residence Museum

Banning Park

 
 
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By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
1. Banning Residence Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1864. Home of Phineas Banning, father of the Los Angeles Harbor.
 
Erected by City of Los Angeles; and Friends of Banning Museum. (Marker Number 147.)
 
Location. 33° 47.473′ N, 118° 15.505′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East M Street and Banning Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 E M St, Wilmington CA 90744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Officers' Quarters, Drum Barracks, 1862-1868 (approx. half a mile away); Drum Barracks (approx. half a mile away); Robert A. Cinader (approx. 2.6 miles away); S.S. Catalina (was approx. 3.1 miles away but has been reported permanently removed. ); S.S. Lane Victory (approx. 3.1 miles away); Brian "Cody" Prosser (approx. 3.2 miles away); Edward A. DeVore, Jr. (approx. 3.3 miles away); Bembridge House (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
More about this marker. The marker is behind the house, facing Pacific Coast Highway.
 
Regarding Banning Residence Museum. This location
Banning Residence and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
2. Banning Residence and Marker
is California Historical Landmark No. 147 — Banning Park.

California Historical Landmark Statement of Significance:
General Phineas Banning, State Senator and pioneer in the development of transportation in Southern California, built this house in the 1850s, soon after founding the town of Wilmington. He and his family lived here until his death in 1885. In 1927 the property was deeded to the city.
 
Also see . . .  Banning Residence Museum. History, Tours, Hours, etc. (Submitted on March 21, 2019.) 
 
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By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
3. Banning Residence
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By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
4. Banning Residence
Nearby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
5. Nearby Marker
 
More. Search the internet for Banning Residence Museum.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 21, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 21, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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