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Hemet in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

“Ramona”

 
 
"Ramona" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Bell, February 12, 2011
1. "Ramona" Marker
Inscription. Within this valley was laid part of the scene, and here resided a number of the characters portrayed in Helen Hunt Jackson's historical novel, "Ramona", which depicted life and presented the status of the Indians of many great ranchos in early California beginning around the 1850s. This story, dramatized by the late Garnet Holme, was first presented on this site Apr. 13 1923, becoming annual event.
 
Erected 1950 by California Centennials Commission in cooperation with Ramona Pageant Association, Inc. (Marker Number 1009.)
 
Location. 33° 43.178′ N, 116° 56.972′ W. Marker is in Hemet, California, in Riverside County. Marker can be reached from Ramona Bowl Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the first set of steps to the entrance of Ramona Bowl Amphitheater. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27400 Ramona Bowl Road, Hemet CA 92544, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pochea Indian Village Site (within shouting distance of this marker); Soviet Transpolar Landing Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); Transpolar Record Flight Site
Ramona Bowl Mural image. Click for full size.
By Chris Bell, February 12, 2011
2. Ramona Bowl Mural
(approx. 5.9 miles away); Hemet Maze Stone (approx. 7 miles away); Juan Diego Flats (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Helen Hunt Jackson (1831 - 1885) - Find A Grave Memorial. (Submitted on January 2, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNative AmericansNotable Events
 
Ramona Bowl Mural image. Click for full size.
By Chris Bell, February 12, 2011
3. Ramona Bowl Mural
Ramona Since 1923 image. Click for full size.
By Chris Bell, February 12, 2011
4. Ramona Since 1923
"Ramona" Mural Dedication image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, February 12, 2011
5. "Ramona" Mural Dedication
The California Family Life Center Empower Youth Program in collaboration with the Ramona Bowl Pageant Association dedicate this mural to the fine people who have devoted their lives to bring our valley the "Ramona" play for over 82 years, and many more to come.

April 7, 2005

Artists

John H. Mesa Aundrea Selden
Amanda Poppert Maria Bueno
Ashley Parda Ricardo Andrade
Destiny Qunitero Josse Flores
Ramona Bowl image. Click for full size.
By Chris Bell, February 12, 2011
6. Ramona Bowl
Ramona Bowl image. Click for full size.
By Chris Bell, February 12, 2011
7. Ramona Bowl
Ramona Bowl image. Click for full size.
By Chris Bell, February 12, 2011
8. Ramona Bowl
 
 
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 671 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 28, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 2, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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