Redondo Beach in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Old Salt Lake
Erected 1955 by Tierra del Rey Parlor #300 Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 373.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
Location. 33° 51.121′ N, 118° 23.816′ W. Marker is in Redondo Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is at the intersection of North Harbor Drive and Herondo Street, on the right when traveling north on North Harbor Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located on the southeast corner. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach CA 90277, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bill and Bob Meistrell (approx. half a mile away); The Plunge and ... The Lightning Racer (approx. half a mile away); The Redondo Beach Plan (approx. 0.7 miles away); 9-11 Tribute (approx. 0.7 miles away); King Harbor and ... The Marinas (approx. George Freeth (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hotel Redondo (approx. 1.1 miles away); Manhattan Beach Pier (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redondo Beach.
Regarding Old Salt Lake. The Indians of this area obtained salt from this lake. Sometime in the 1850s, Johnson and Allanson erected the necessary works to manufacture salt by artificial as well as solar evaporation. The salt yield for 1879 was 450 tons. SOURCE: California Historical Landmarks, California State Parks
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 27, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.