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

Will Rogers Highway

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 17, 2003
1. Will Rogers Highway Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated 1952
to
Will Rogers
Humorist - World Traveler - Good Neighbor

This Main Street of America
Highway 66
was the first road he traveled in
a career that led him straight to
the hearts of his countrymen.

[Second smaller marker]
California Presidents Club
Finis corona opus [The end crowns the work]
In Memory of Departed Members

 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 34° 0.835′ N, 118° 29.897′ W. Marker was in Santa Monica, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker was at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard, on the right when traveling south on Ocean Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is located in Palisades Park. Marker was at or near this postal address: 1398 Ocean Avenue, Santa Monica CA 90401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Rapp's Saloon (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Monica Pier (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Santa Monica Pier Carousel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Port Los Angeles (approx. 2 miles away); Tongva Sacred Springs
Will Rogers Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, May 17, 2003
2. Will Rogers Highway Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); La Ballona School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Veterans Memorial Building (VMB) (approx. 5.5 miles away); St. Augustine's Church (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Monica.
 
Categories. Notable PlacesRoads & Vehicles
 
Missing Will Rogers Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
2007
3. Missing Will Rogers Highway Marker
The marker was reported missing in the March 2007 "City Landmark Assessment Report" of Palisades Park, Santa Monica, California, plate 9, page 41.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 51 times this year. Last updated on February 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 25, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   3. submitted on February 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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