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Rancho Los Alamitos

Honoring the Indians

 
 
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By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
1. Rancho Los Alamitos Marker
Inscription.  
Honoring the Indians of Puvungna
who fished these shores long before the reign of the Dons.

U.S.A. Bicentennial year 1975
Susan B. Anthony Chapter NSDAR
 
Erected 1975 by Native Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 33° 46.607′ N, 118° 6.411′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Bixby Hill Road east of Palo Verde Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6400 Bixby Hill Road, Long Beach CA 90815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Long Beach Marine Stadium (approx. 1.6 miles away); Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association (approx. 1.6 miles away); Recreation Park Bandshell (approx. 1.7 miles away); U.S. Submarine Veterans W.W. II (approx. 2.1 miles away); Pacific Electric Red Car
Rancho Los Alamitos Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
2. Rancho Los Alamitos Marker
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Anaheim Landing (approx. 2.8 miles away); St. Isidore Historical Plaza (approx. 2.8 miles away); This Big Saw (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
More about this marker. Rancho Los Alamitos is located within the gated community of Bixby Hill and is accessed through the residential security gate at Anaheim Rd and Palo Verde Ave. Open 1-5 Wed-Sun, closed holidays and for special events.
 
Regarding Rancho Los Alamitos. Rancho Los Alamitos, the “Ranch of the Cottonwoods,” is a Long Beach City Landmark, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum features the history of the Tongva native American people, and the rancho era. The 7½-acre site includes four acres of historic gardens, a ranch house, a museum, and a restored barnyard — all were recently refurbished.
 
Also see . . .  Rancho Los Alamitos. (Submitted on April 26, 2019.)
 
Categories. AgricultureHispanic AmericansNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Rancho Los Alamitos Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
3. Rancho Los Alamitos Marker
Moreton Bay Fig Tree image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
4. Moreton Bay Fig Tree
Planted around 1900. The marker is at the base of the tree.
Ranch House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
5. Ranch House
The original adobe was built some time between 1790 and 1833. Expanded in the 1940s.
Stallion Barn image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, March 20, 2019
6. Stallion Barn
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 26, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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