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

Timms’ Point and Landing

 
 
Timms' Point and Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 25, 2010
1. Timms' Point and Landing Marker
Inscription. In 1852 German immigrant Augustus W. Timms obtained Sepulveda's Landing on the mudflats near here. He built a wharf, added a warehouse, corral and other facilities to service shipping and running of stages to Los Angeles. Timms was a pioneer in the development of the harbor and for over fifty years this area was known as Timms Point.
 
Erected 1993 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the San Pedro Bay Historical Society and the Port of Los Angeles. (Marker Number 384.)
 
Location. 33° 43.701′ N, 118° 16.519′ W. Marker is in San Pedro, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on Sampson Way north of East 22nd Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located near the Southern Pacific Slip. Marker is at or near this postal address: 952 Sampson Way, San Pedro CA 90731, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Terminal Island Japanese Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Anna Lee Fisher - Astronaut (approx. 0.7 miles away); Municipal Ferry Building - Maritime Museum (approx. mile away); World War II Memorial: Propeller from Heavy Cruiser U.S.S. Canberra CA-70/CAG-2
Timms' Point and Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 25, 2010
2. Timms' Point and Landing Marker
(approx. mile away); American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); American Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial Wall of Honor (approx. 0.8 miles away); U.S.S. Los Angeles (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harry Bridges Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Pedro.
 
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Timms' Point and Landing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 25, 2010
3. Timms' Point and Landing Marker
Site of Timms' Point and Landing image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 25, 2010
4. Site of Timms' Point and Landing
 
 
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 648 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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