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

Hopkins Alley

 
 
Hopkins Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
1. Hopkins Alley Marker
Inscription. Named for Casper T. Hopkins, a major proponent for the establishment of a Public Library in Pasadena. In 1880, he purchased the eighty acre "Olivewood Tract" that fronted Colorado Boulevard between El Molino and Lake Avenues. Hopkins served as President of the Lake Vineyard Water Company whose headquarters were on the West Union Street. He also was a published writer on the topics of Civil Government and Economics.
 
Erected by Telacu.
 
Location. 34° 8.943′ N, 118° 8.944′ W. Marker is in Pasadena, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on N Raymond Ave, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located on the Mariott Parking Structure and the duplicate marker is located around the corner in the alley way on the Historic Labor Temple Building on N Raymond Ave. Marker is at or near this postal address: 171 N Raymond, Pasadena CA 91103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pasadena Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Pacific Alley (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Legge Alley
Hopkins Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
2. Hopkins Alley Marker
(about 600 feet away); Electric Alley (about 600 feet away); Hayes Alley (about 700 feet away); Kendall Alley (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pasadena City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pasadena.
 
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Hopkins Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
3. Hopkins Alley Marker
Hopkins Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
4. Hopkins Alley Marker
Hopkins Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
5. Hopkins Alley Marker
The second duplicate marker on N Raymond.
Hopkins Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
6. Hopkins Alley Marker
Hopkins Alley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
7. Hopkins Alley Marker
Labor Temple Building on N Raymond image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, January 4, 2014
8. Labor Temple Building on N Raymond
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 196 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 30, 2014, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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