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Acton Community Presbyterian Church
California (Los Angeles County), Acton — Acton Community Presbyterian Church
The Acton Community Presbyterian Church began as the Union Moral and Religious Association of Acton. The association's first meeting was held on April 28, 1888. The first formal service took place on June 17, 1888 at the Little White School which . . . — Map (db m127488) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Acton — 14 — Soledad School DistrictEstablished 1869 — Los Angeles County —
The first adobe schoolhouse in 1869 was located near Ravenna, and served the children of miners and ranchers covering a 2,500 square mile area. A subsequent structure, built in 1870, was destroyed by flood in 1880. The present brick schoolhouse, . . . — Map (db m145704) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Acton — The Acton Cemetery
We welcome visitors to the Historic Acton Cemetery. Out of respect for church members, relatives, and descendants of those buried here, we ask that you treat this sacred site with care and reverence. John and Wilhemina Duehren arrived in . . . — Map (db m145703) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Agoura Hills — Paramount RanchSanta Monica Mountains — How You Can Help —
You've seen Western Town in hundreds of movies, TV shows and commercials. It all started back in 1927 when Paramount Pictures purchased 2,700 acres of the old Rancho Las Virgenes for use as a "movie ranch." "Cisco Kid,” "Dr. Quinn, . . . — Map (db m150029) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Agoura Hills — Reyes Adobe Historical Site
Daughters of the American Revolution commemorate the significant role the Reyes Adobe historical site played in the development of California and its history. The property was a stop along the state's famous El Camino Real. — Map (db m142477) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Altadena — 990 — Christmas Tree Lane
The 135 Deodar Cedar trees were planted in 1885 by the Woodbury Family, the founders of Altadena. First organized by F.C. Nash in 1920, the "Mile of Christmas Trees" has been strung with 10,000 lights each holiday season through the efforts of . . . — Map (db m143798) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Altadena — Mount Lowe RailwayHistorical Marker
Cable wheel, last remnant of Incline section, Mt Lowe Railway, Rubio Canyon to Echo Mt, 1893-1938, built by Prof. T.S.C. Lowe, D.J. Macpherson, engineer. — Map (db m122608) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Altadena — O. Oliver GoodallFirst Lieutenant — Army Air Corps
Lt. O. Oliver Goodall lived at 679 W. Harriet Street from 1961 until his death in 2010 and made a powerful impact on his adopted communities of Altadena and Pasadena, in addition to contributing to elevating the dignity and civil rights of . . . — Map (db m145504) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Altadena — Zane Grey Estate

Zane Grey Estate 396 East Mariposa Street has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2002 — Map (db m144782) HM

California (Los Angeles County), Angeles National Forest — West Fork Ranger Station
Built in 1900 alongside the West Fork of the San Gabriel River and north of Mt. Wilson, the historic cabin was the first ranger station built in California with federal government funds — $75. In the late 1920's, new roads into the mountains . . . — Map (db m142935) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Angelino Heights — Carroll Avenue1300 Block
A street of houses designed in the Eastlake and Queen Anne styles of the late 19th century, exhibiting the finest collection of Victorian domestic architecture remaining in Los Angeles. From their vantage point on Angelino Heights, these houses have . . . — Map (db m120038) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Aqua Dulce — Toney ResidenceVasquez Rocks
Ray A. Toney and his son Edward A. Toney built this ranch-style residence on property homesteaded by William H. Krieg, Ray's uncle. The Toneys, a pioneering Agua Dulce family, built the residence during the Great Depression using wood salvaged from . . . — Map (db m133731) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 7 — Adams Pack StationHistory Lives Here
A Brief History The barn and two-room bunkhouse/store that were still being utilized at Adams’ Pack Station in 2011 were built 75 years earlier by the original owner of what has become the last remaining pack station in southern California. . . . — Map (db m122240) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 3 — Arcadia County ParkHistory Lives Here
The City of Arcadia was founded by Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin from part of his large landholdings (Santa Anita Rancho) in the San Gabriel Valley. Baldwin was responsible for incorporating Arcadia as a City and became Arcadia’s first mayor. . . . — Map (db m140512) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 5 — Chamber of Commerce BuildingHistory Lives Here
With the demise of the famous Red Line electric railway, land in the median of Huntington Drive directly across from the famous Santa Anita Park horse track became available on which to build a headquarters for the Arcadia Chamber of Commerce in . . . — Map (db m145281) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 10 — Elias J. Baldwin
Elias Jackson Baldwin, founder and first Mayor of the City of Arcadia, was born into an Ohio farming family on April 3, 1828, but spent his formative years growing up in nearby Indiana where a year at Wabash College in Crawfordsville completed his . . . — Map (db m135467) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 9 — Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Today’s Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden blends history and horticulture in a landscape ripe with cultural nuance, allowing history to be sampled in its native setting and savored as an integral link between humans and the land they . . . — Map (db m143271) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 367 — Queen Anne Cottage
Constructed by Elias Jackson ('Lucky') Baldwin in 1881. Designed by A.A. Bennett, and intended for entertaining. There being no kitchen, meals were served from the nearby adobe (built by Hugo Reid in 1839) where Baldwin actually lived. Restored and . . . — Map (db m120308) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — Santa Anita Depot
Constructed about 1890 in Rancho Santa Anita by Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad on its transcontinental main line. Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin donated right-of-way and bricks in exchange for agreement to stop trains, maintain a depot . . . — Map (db m120309) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 934 — Santa Anita During World War II
Early in 1942 the US government designated Santa Anita Park for special usage during the war years. Pursuant to Executive Order 9066 signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, from March 30, 1942 until October 27, 1942 the facility was used as . . . — Map (db m128364) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — Seabiscuit1933-1947
Won 1940 Santa Anita Handicap to become world's greatest money winner at that time. Owned by Charles S. Howard 1877-1950 — Map (db m52754) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — Thoroughbred RacingWalk of Champions
Located along Arcadia’s Huntington Drive, just east of Santa Anita Avenue, the Thoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions is a tribute to the horse racing community that has been an integral part of Arcadia history for more than 100 years. The . . . — Map (db m145251) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Avalon — Avalon Veterans Memorial
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California (Los Angeles County), Avalon — Catalina Island Yacht ClubFounded 1924
The Catalina Island Yacht Club has been a welcoming landmark in Avalon Bay since the building was completed in 1924. One of the oldest and most unique yacht clubs in Southern California, it has a proud history rich in the lore and tradition of . . . — Map (db m49679) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Avalon — The Leaping Tuna(The Thunnus Thynnus or Bluefin Tuna)
The sport of big game fishing originated in Avalon when Charles Frederick Holder caught a 183 pound Blue Fin Tuna with sport fish tackle on June 1, 1898. This angling milestone inspired him to form the Tuna Club of Santa Catalina Island, an . . . — Map (db m49856) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Avalon — 997 — The Tuna Club of Avalon
The Tuna Club of Avalon marks the birthplace of modern big game sportfishing. In 1898, led by Dr. Charles Frederick Holder, the club's founding members adopted the rules of conduct stressing conservationist ethics and sporting behavior. Today, their . . . — Map (db m49678) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Avalon — Wrigley Memorial
There are five panels placed at the memorial: First panel in front of the memorial to the right. There is a duplicate panel located at the left entrance of the walkway: Wrigley Memorial is dedicated to the memory of Wm. . . . — Map (db m69075) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Azusa — Azusa, the Canyon City
Swelled by the melting snows of towering mountains, our river has long nourished abundant life. “Azusa” is the name of the Shoshonean village that existed for 6,000 years before Spanish explorers arrived in 1769 to find “a . . . — Map (db m137818) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Bell Gardens — 984 — Casa de Rancho San AntonioHenry Gage Mansion
Contained within this building are the remaining portions of an adobe house built by Francisco Salvador Lugo and his son Antonio María Lugo. Francisco Lugo was a prominent early landholder and Antonio served as the Alcalde of Los Angeles. They . . . — Map (db m125567) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Bellflower — Bellflower Pacific Electric Train Depot
The view from Somerset (Bellflower) Boulevard in 1915, 10 years after the Santa Ana line first opened. On the left is PE substation #12. The Pacific Electric was an electrically powered interurban rail system. Power came from the company’s own . . . — Map (db m133374) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Beverly Hills — Morton Bay Fig — Ficus Macrophylla —
Planted by the Rodeo Land and Water Company between 1910 - 1914. Plaque donated by Margo and Irwin Winkler, 1995. — Map (db m148845) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Beverly Hills — 665 — Portolá Trail 1769
The expedition of Don Gaspar de Portolá from Mexico passed this way en route to Monterey to begin the Spanish colonization of California. With Captain Don Fernando Rivera y Moncada, Lieutenant Don Pedro Fages, Sergeant José Francisco Ortega, and . . . — Map (db m125155) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Beverly Hills — 1 — The Beverly Hills Hotel
Built as the first hotel in the City and associated with architects Elmer Grey and Paul R. Williams. Beverly Hills Historic Landmark No. 1. Built 1912. Designated 2012. Beverly Hills City Council and Cultural Heritage Commission, . . . — Map (db m148025) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Beverly Hills — Virginia Robinson GardensCounty of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation
United States Department of the Interior National Register of Historic Places. Beverly Hills Local Landmark Constructed in 1911Map (db m148656) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Beverly Hills — 27 — Will Rogers Memorial Park“I never met a man I didn’t like.” — Will Rogers 1879-1935 —
In 1912 this five acre parcel of land was part of the terraced front lawn to the Beverly Hills Hotel. Brilliant floral displays stood as a welcome sight to the stark contrast of the surrounding brown fields and oiled dirt roads. In 1915, The hotel . . . — Map (db m148110) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Bradbury — Mr. Bradbury’s Bridge1908
With the 1907 extension of Huntington’s Pacific Electric system through Duarte to Glendora, a cut was created to level the railroad’s right of way in front of L.L. Bradbury’s country home. To provide access to his home, the site of which is now . . . — Map (db m137592) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Big Boy — State of California Point of Historical Interest —
This restaurant was built in 1949 by locals Scott MacDonald and Ward Albert and is the oldest remaining Bob's Family Restaurant in America. It was designed by respected architect Wayne McAllister incorporating the 1940s Transitional design of . . . — Map (db m144320) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Burbank Branch Railroad
When early settlers migrated to Southern California in the late 1800s, they saw the future potential of the fertile valley located twelve miles north of Los Angeles. In 1867, Dr. David Burbank purchased the land, which, in 1911, would become . . . — Map (db m137688) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Burbank City Hall
Burbank City Hall April 18, 1996 This Property has been Placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior — Map (db m55763) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Burbank Post Office
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m55762) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Burbank's First City Hall
Burbank's first City Hall was built here in 1916. The building housed the offices of the City Council and City Manager, and was also home to the Police and Fire Departments. In 1943, these offices were relocated to the present-day City Hall across . . . — Map (db m57665) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Johnny Carson Park
Dedicated to the King of Late Night for 30 years of keeping America up late and laughing. — Map (db m137687) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Lockheed F-104 Starfighter
The record-breaking F-104 Starfighter was created by Clarence L “Kelly" Johnson and his Advanced Development Projects engineering unit (the "Skunk Works") at the Lockheed-California Company in Burbank. Johnson received the Collier Trophy in . . . — Map (db m118434) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Burbank — Story Hardware
On this site in 1915, Thomas Story with sons Henry and Walter opened Story & Sons Hardware store. Thomas Story was one of Burbank’s earliest pioneers, arriving here in 1877. He opened Burbank’s first livery stable in 1899, and also farmed and sold . . . — Map (db m144314) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Calabasas — Century RanchMalibu Creek State Park — A Legacy of Hollywood Cinema —
It wasn't only the hit TV series M*A*S*H that made this place famous. Hundreds of films,TV shows, and commercials have been filmed on location at Malibu Creek State Park. Such dramatic vistas, natural beauty, and versatile open space have beckoned . . . — Map (db m145620) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Calabasas — 1 — Leonis AdobeCalabasas Adobe
This adobe was built by Miguel Leonis in the early 1870's. The chain of title extends from the King of Spain to the present owners. — Map (db m145585) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Calabasas — M*A*S*HMalibu Creek State Park — Surround yourself in the set of a beloved television series —
M*A*S*H, a brilliant blend of drama and comedy — incorporating the universal theme of making do under difficult circumstances — drew a faithful audience that grew every year and landed the show in the pantheon of classic television. . . . — Map (db m145583) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Calabasas — 160 — Plummer House
Known as the “Oldest House in Hollywood”, this house was built in the 1870’s by Eugene Raphael Plummer. — Map (db m126802) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canoga Park — 135 — Canoga Mission Gallery1934-1936
A mission style stable converted to new uses as a community center of the arts of California and Mexico. — Map (db m129391) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canoga Park — Canoga Park Fire Station #72
Built in 1931 and vacated in 1978 due to earthquake damage. Became the home of the Canoga Park Chamber of Commerce 1982. Dedicated as the Canoga Park Community Center 10/26/1986. Dedication of the Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum in part of the . . . — Map (db m124827) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canoga Park — F-1 Engine
Dedicated to the employees of Rocketdyne on the tenth anniversary of man’s first lunar landing

July 20, 1979

A cluster of five Rocketdyne-built F-1 engines lifted the 365-foot-tall Apollo vehicle from Earth, beginning man’s . . . — Map (db m113129) HM

California (Los Angeles County), Canoga Park — Historic Coast Redwood GroveCanoga Park High School
Trees have always been an important consideration at Canoga Park High School since its founding in 1915. Many varieties of beautiful trees have been planted on campus over the years including the majestic Coast Redwood, (Sequoia Sempervirens), the . . . — Map (db m135071) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canoga Park — Rocketdyne Santa Susana Field LaboratoryAIAA Historic Aerospace Site
On 15 November 1950, the SSFL conducted its first official test with a Rocketdyne-designed XLR43-NA-1 large liquid propellant rocket engine, which later became the Redstone engine. Encompassing 2558 acres, 18 large static test stands, 5 component . . . — Map (db m145228) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canyon Country — Chinese Railroad Workers
On this centennial we honor over three thousand Chinese who helped build the Southern Pacific Railroad and the San Fernando Tunnel. Their labor gave California the first north-south railway, changing the state’s history. — Map (db m133729) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canyon Country — 590 — Lang Southern Pacific Station
On September 5, 1876, Charles Crocker, President of the Southern Pacific Company, drove a gold spike here to complete his company's San Joaquin Valley Line, the first rail connection of Los Angeles with San Francisco and Transcontinental lines. — Map (db m122365) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canyon Country — Lang Station
On this exact site (or hereabouts) 100 years ago, Clamper Charles Crocker drove a spike of pure California gold, completing the Southern Pacific Railroad link between San Francisco & Los Angeles, Queen of Counties. — Map (db m133821) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Carson — Robert A. Cinader
Robert A. Cinader's involvement with the Los Angeles County Fire Department began in 1971 when he filmed a pilot television movie about the county's fledgling paramedic program. "Emergency" aired in 1972 and ran as a prime time show for five . . . — Map (db m50349) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Cerritos — Cerritos Air Disaster Memorial
On August 31, 1986 at 11:56 A.M., two planes collided above a Cerritos neighborhood in the vicinity of Carmenita Road and 183rd Street. The tragic accident claimed 82 lives, destroyed 11 homes and severely damaged seven others. The collision was . . . — Map (db m73108) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Chatsworth — Garden of the GodsIverson Movie Ranch
Garden of the Gods was part of the Iverson Movie Ranch which flourished from 1912 until the late 1960s, the golden era of the "B” Western movies. This site was known as the "most shot up location in movie history.” Hollywood . . . — Map (db m127037) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Chatsworth — 133 — Minnie Hill Palmer HouseHomestead Acre
Cottage built by the Hill family in 1911. Last homestead acre in the Valley. — Map (db m144408) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Chatsworth — 92 — Old Santa Susana Stage Road‘Devil’s Slide’
Old Santa Susana Stage Road, 1859-90. Marked March 17 1939, Native Daughters of the Golden West, Topango Parlor 269. — Map (db m131208) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Chatsworth — 49 — Olive Trees
76 olive trees, clippings from the San Fernando Mission, planted by Nelson A. Gray in 1893. — Map (db m144984) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Chatsworth — 92 — Stagecoach Trail
The Stagecoach Trail was used from 1861 to 1895. Also known as the Devil's Slide. — Map (db m145659) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Chatsworth — 750 — The Munch Box
A classic 1950's hamburger stand built in 1956 Cultural Heritage Commission Cultural Monument No. 750. — Map (db m145764) HM
California (Los Angeles County), City of Industry — 874 — William Workman Home
Home of pioneer William Workman. Workman and co-owner John Rowland developed the 48,790-acre La Puenta Rancho. Workman and co-leader Rowland organized the first wagon train of permanent eastern settlers which arrived in Southern California on . . . — Map (db m50981) HM
California (Los Angeles County), City of Industry — 874 — Workman Family Cemetery
"El Campo Santo," this region's earliest known private family cemetery, was established in 1850 by William Workman. The miniature Classic Grecian mausoleum was built in 1919 by grandson Walter P. Temple. Included in this cemetery are the remains of . . . — Map (db m50983) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Claremont — Claremont City Hall
Claremont's municipal offices have occupied one or more of the buildings at this location since 1925. City officials have made several decisions over the years to keep City Hall in the Village in order to help protect the vitality of the Village . . . — Map (db m149814) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Claremont — Mallows Park
In 1916 the city purchased the land for this first city park with $5,000 in bond money. Originally called Triangle Park, this land was owned by Helen Renwick, a local community leader. It was not developed into a park site until 1926 when funds . . . — Map (db m149837) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Claremont — Memorial ParkClaremont
Once an orange grove and home of the Herman and Bess Garner family, this site was purchased in 1946 to serve as the city's first community park. The Garners were business and educational leaders and owners of the Padua Hills Theatre. The citizens . . . — Map (db m149926) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Claremont — The Claremont Depot
The Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad and its subsidiary, the Pacific Land Improvement Company, founded the town of Claremont in 1887. The railroad's original wooden, Gothic depot was replaced by this Spanish Colonial Revival structure in . . . — Map (db m149721) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Compton — 152 — Domínguez Ranch House
[The arch way leading to the grounds is flanked by two markers:] Right Marker: Domínguez Ranch House Central portion built in 1826 by Manuel Domínguez. Rancho San Pedro Ten square leagues granted, provisionally . . . — Map (db m64857) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Compton — 718 — First United States Air Meet
About one half mile southeast of this spot, on Dominguez Hill in historic Rancho San Pedro, the first Air Meet in the United States was held during January 10-20, 1910. Subsequently, this area has evolved into one of the world's leading . . . — Map (db m50979) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Compton — 664 — Heritage House
The original house of two rooms was built in 1869 by A.R. Loomis. Other rooms were added by successive occupants. It was marked as the "Oldest House in Compton" in 1955; purchased by the city June 11, 1957; and removed from 209 South Acacia Street . . . — Map (db m50977) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Compton — PFC James AndersonVietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
PFC James Anderson Jr. was born in Los Angeles California on Jan. 22, 1947. While living in the Carson area, he attended Los Angeles Harbor College for a year and a half before joining the United States Marine Corps in February of 1966. PFC . . . — Map (db m62660) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Covina — Covina Firehouse - Jail Museum
The firehouse-jail was the first civic building commissioned by the city of Covina. The mission revival structure was constructed in 1911 by pioneer builder Clarence Allison. When a new city hall and fire station was built in 1930, the fire . . . — Map (db m138043) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 5 — American Legion Building
A portion of the original Spanish landgrant Rancho La Ballona The American Legion Post #46 clubhouse was dedicated on August 9, 1930. Contractor Don S. Ely erected the building on this site over the first swimming pool in the area, on land . . . — Map (db m49954) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 11 — Civil War Union Camp Latham(1861-1862)
The First California Infantry, under Col. James H. Carleton, and First California Calvary, under Lt. Col. Benjamin F. Davis, marched from the port of San Pedro, 18 miles, a day's journey, to lay out Camp Latham. Named for U.S. Sen. Milton S. Latham, . . . — Map (db m49960) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 1 — Culver CitySite of City Hall — Dedicated 1928 —
The city of Culver City incorporated in 1912, built its first permanent City Hall on this site in 1926. This is a portion of the original Spanish landgrant, Rancho La Ballona. — Map (db m49949) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — Culver Theater
The Culver Theater, which opened in 1947, was one of two movie theaters in Culver City operating in the second half of the 20th century. As an example of the Skouras style, it was noted for its sweeping scrollwork and a juke box like ticket kiosk. — Map (db m137095) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 12 — Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial ParkFirst Park in Culver City
This land was first traversed by Native Americans, called Tongva, (later known as the Gabrielinos). Under Spanish rule, it was settled as a portion of Rancho La Ballona. After Culver City was incorporated in 1917, the property became a horseracing . . . — Map (db m49961) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 182 — Ivy SubstationMedia Park
The Ivy Substation, named for the land development where it is located, was built in 1907 by the Los Angeles Pacific Railway. It is one of the largest electric substations along the “Balloon Route” rail line from downtown Los Angeles to . . . — Map (db m121986) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 10 — La Ballona School
Originally a wood-frame structure, classes began for the 1865-66 school year as a part of the Ballona School District. In its first year, there were 17 boys and 11 girls registered in 14 classes. The teacher, Miss Craft from Boston, received $50 a . . . — Map (db m118360) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 6 — Main Street
Once a part of Rancho La Ballona, Main Street was so recorded in 1913, through the efforts of real estate developer Harry Culver, our city's founder. It was the hub of our city and the street address of the Harry Culver Co. In 1924, the 6-story . . . — Map (db m51858) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — M-G-M StudioHistoric Landmark
On this site in the year 1915 was founded the first motion picture studio in Culver City, built by Thomas H. Ince. In 1919, Samuel Goldwyn succeeded to the title to this and adjoining property for his production company in 1924, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer . . . — Map (db m128144) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 3 — St. Augustine's Church
In 1883 this land was donated by Señor J. Francisco Figueroa to the Roman Catholic Church of Los Angeles in order that a mission church be built to serve the people of La Ballona Valley. In 1887 a small wooden chapel was built on this site. Priests . . . — Map (db m49951) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 4 — The Citizen Publishing Building
"Dedicated in perpetuity to the service of the people that no good cause shall lack a champion and that evil shall not thrive unopposed." The Citizen Publishing and Printing Company, established in 1923 by Eugene Donovan was the oldest . . . — Map (db m50078) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 7 — The Culver Studios
On this site in 1919, the Colonial Administration Building of what was to become one of Culver City's three major motion picture studios was completed. Built by and first producing film as the Thomas H. Ince Studios, it later became known as DeMille . . . — Map (db m49955) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 9 — The Helms Building
Constructed in 1930 in Zig-Zag Moderne style, the Helms Building played an important part in the history of Culver City. It housed the Helms Bakery until 1969, a family owned business founded by Paul Helms. Helms Bakery was known as "the home of . . . — Map (db m128457) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 2 — The Hull Building
The Hull Building was built on this site in 1925. Dr. Foster Hull, having the interest of his profession at heart, built the most modern medical offices and hospital possible for that time. Early in the 1930's, Louis Freeman acquired the building . . . — Map (db m49950) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 8 — The Lugo Ranch
The Lugos, a Spanish landgrant family, arrived in the pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de Los Angeles in the 1700's and settled prior to 1900 on this site. This was originally a portion of Rancho La Ballona which was established by the Machados. . . . — Map (db m51869) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 13 — Veterans Memorial Building (VMB)
Culver City purchased a major portion of this land, known as Exposition Park, in 1938. It was officially designated as Veterans Memorial Park on August 8, 1949. Bond financing of $550,000 guaranteed the construction of the Veterans Memorial Building . . . — Map (db m51867) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Downey — Bob’s Big BoyGrand Opening Oct. 19, 2009 — Downey, California —
This building is a great example of the “Googie style” coffee shops and drive-in restaurants that once dotted the Southern California landscape. Googie Architecture called for buildings to read as signs to attract customers. Built in . . . — Map (db m149050) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Downey — The Speedee McDonald's StoreDowney, California
This is the oldest existing McDonald's hamburger stand in the world. Its neon arches and red and white tile have become an icon of the California car culture of the 1950s. The towering neon chef, "Speedee," was McDonald's first mascot and symbolizes . . . — Map (db m51959) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Duarte — 1 — Glenn Miller1904-1944
Born in Iowa, he became one of the most famous and prosperous big band leaders in the world. His popularity peaked from 1938 to 1942 with such tunes as “Moonlight Serenade” and the all-time classic “In The Mood”. In 1942 he . . . — Map (db m137556) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Duarte — The Trails Restaurant
The Trails Restaurant started small, but vigorous in 1952 on land acquired in unincorporated territory along a two lane road known as Highway 66. A welcome stop for travelers, the steak house earned a reputation for its hefty portions, thick soups, . . . — Map (db m52460) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Echo Park — Aimee Semple McPhersonThe Lotus of Echo Park Lake
Aimee Semple McPherson (1890-1944) founded the international Church of the Foursquare Gospel and was a well-known figure in Los Angeles. After her founding of the Angelus Temple in 1923, the population of the Echo Park neighborhood greatly . . . — Map (db m122445) HM
California (Los Angeles County), El Monte — 975 — El Monte
El Monte, on the bank of the San Gabriel River, played a significant part in California's early pioneer history. It was first an encampment on the Old Spanish Trail, and extension of the trail from Missouri to Sante Fe. By the 1850's some began to . . . — Map (db m50987) HM
California (Los Angeles County), El Monte — Gay’s Lion Farm
In celebration of Gay’s Lion Farm. From its start on July 1, 1925, until it closed in December of 1942, the roar of hundreds of lions could be heard throughout the valley, into the hills and beyond. — Map (db m122058) HM
California (Los Angeles County), El Monte — The Frederick G. Exner Memorial WindmillErected February 17, 2000
Donated by Frederick G. Exner to the El Monte Historical Society Historical Artifact to Compliment the Osmund House Facility This "The Aermotor Company" windmill was first erected in Gore, North Dakota, in April 1916, and served as a sole . . . — Map (db m51290) HM
California (Los Angeles County), El Monte — The LionEl Monte Historical Monument
“The Lion” dedicated 1980. Gay’s Lion Farm 1924 - 1944. Donated 1948 to El Monte Union High School. — Map (db m122063) HM
California (Los Angeles County), El Segundo — SV-5D Lifting Body
This replica represents an unmanned SV-5D lifting body, the first vehicle to maneuver on reentry from space. It was developed for Project PRIME (Precision Recovery Including Maneuvering Reentry). Lifting bodies are wingless craft which . . . — Map (db m142874) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Elizabeth Lake — Butterfield Overland Mailand Havilah Coachline
Butterfield Overland Mail and Havilah Coachline used these houses from 1861-1881 — Map (db m141467) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Encino — 689 — De La Osa AdobeLos Encinos State Historical Monument
This dwelling, built in 1849 by Don Vincente de la Osa, was a favored stopping place for the numerous travelers on El Camino Real. It stands on land that is part of the one-square-league Rancho El Encino granted in 1845 by Governor Pio Pico to three . . . — Map (db m131161) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glassell Park — Verdugo Village
One of many distinct districts of Glassell Park, Verdugo Village is a two block commercial corridor in the historic Sagamore Park tract (est. 1920s) situated along the early transportation route that linked the Rancho San Raphael (1784) and the . . . — Map (db m145372) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 111 — Adams Square Gas Station
Built in 1936 by Richfield Oil Corporation. Rare surviving example of a streamline moderne gas station, significant for its association with the development of Southern California car culture. — Map (db m140830) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Alex Theatre
Alex Theatre Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1925 Theatre Building — Arthur G. Lindley & Charles R. Selkirk, architects 1940 Marquee & Tower — S. . . . — Map (db m145347) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 235 — Casa Adobe de San Rafael
Built by Tomás and Maria Sanchez, 1865-1871. Restored by the City of Glendale, 1932. California Historical Landmark No. 235. — Map (db m145352) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Doctors House
The doctors house, a Glendale landmark, is named for the three prominent physicians Dr. G.V. Bogue, Dr. D.W. Hunt, and Dr. A.L. Bryant, and for DR. L.H. Hurtt chemist who made it their home. One of the few remaining residences of Queen Anne Eastlake . . . — Map (db m55764) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — El Miradero"A high place overlooking a wide view" — Constructed 1903 —
Known as Brand's Castle Home of L.C. Brand-Pioneer and Prominent developer in Glendale Design by Nathaniel Dryden Historical "City of Glendale California" Landmark — Map (db m56191) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Glendale Station ClockOak of Peace
The General Andres Pico Oak Tree once stood in Rancho San Rafael in an area that later became part of the City of Glendale. This tree played a significant role in the history of California. On January 11, 1847, representatives of Los Estados Unidos . . . — Map (db m128302) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Goode House
Built in the 1880’s. One of the last remaining examples of Queen Anne-Eastlake architectural style in Glendale. Home of Ed Goode, 1897-1917. Outstanding community leader. — Map (db m143602) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Grand Central Air Terminal1930
Grand Central Air Terminal is an intact example of an early airport passenger terminal and serves as a physical record of pivotal events that helped shape the development of air travel and the aviation industry in Southern California. The air . . . — Map (db m137664) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 25 — HomelandBuilt in 1926
Mansion built by W. F. Markham, developer and inventor of the Markham Air Rifle at Plymouth, Michigan in 1886. Gardens formerly used as bird sanctuary. — Map (db m137558) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Korean Comfort Women StatuePeace Monument
In Memory of more than 200,000 Asian and Dutch women who were removed from their homes in Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, the Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, East Timor, and Indonesia, to be coerced into sexual slavery by the Imperial Armed . . . — Map (db m138945) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 68 — Lewis House
Built in 1927. Excellent example of Mediterranean Revival architecture. Residence of world heavyweight wrestling champion Ed "Strangler” Lewis between 1933 and 1940. — Map (db m137362) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Miss American Green CrossRe-creation of the American Green Cross Monument
Miss American Green Cross was originally dedicated on May 4, 1928 to represent the American Green Cross Society. The early environmental organization was dedicated to the "saving of American's greatest asset-trees". The first chapter of the Society . . . — Map (db m56198) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 910 — Riverside Drive Bridge
Originally known as the Victory Boulevard bridge, the Riverside Drive bridge was constructed in 1938 to improve a bottleneck caused by an earlier wooden bridge. It was partially funded by President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Works Progress . . . — Map (db m129133) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 637 — San Rafael RanchoCatalina Verdugo Adobe
San Rafael Rancho, first granted to José Maria Verdugo, Oct. 20, 1784. Catalina Adobe built about 1828. And, General Andres Pico oak tree camp site, before he surrendered to General John C. Fremont, 1847. — Map (db m128201) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Somerset Farm
Site of Somerset Farm, home of John Calvin Sherer from 1882 to 1949, an early settler and a founder of Glendale, California. — Map (db m138929) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — 3 — Big Tree
The Big Tree was planted in the late 1880’s by Mr. Edgar J. Owens, one of Glendora’s early residents. The tree, botanical name Ficus Macrophylla, is commonly called Moreton Bay Fig and is named after the Moreton Bay region of Australia where the . . . — Map (db m127852) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — Fairmount Pioneer Cemetery
Fairmount Pioneer Cemetery was established in 1876 on land donated by James C. Preston, owner of this San Felipe Hill site and the surrounding property, to serve the communities of Azusa, Glendora, and Covina. Trustees appointed by the Los . . . — Map (db m146425) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — 912 — Glendora Bougainvillea
Planted in 1901 by the R.W. Hamlins, early citrus growers, the Glendora bougainvillea is the largest growth of this exotic plant in the United States. The parent stock was brought to California by a whaling ship about 1870, and the vines survive as . . . — Map (db m127847) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — 1 — Glendora City Hall1913
First historical landmark — Historical Society Museum, original site of 1913 city hall, jail, and fire house — Dedicated May 8, 1990. Bob Kuhn, Mayor, City of Glendora. John Gordon, President, Glendora Historical Society. Marker . . . — Map (db m137562) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — Pacific Electric StationGlendora
The Pacific Electric line was completed between Los Angeles and Glendora in December of 1907. The Red Cars provided transportation and freight service throughout Southern California. The Glendora Station became operational in 1908, but as personal . . . — Map (db m138042) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — Rain Bird Impact Drive Sprinkler HeadHistoric Landmark of Agricultural Engineering
The Rain Bird horizontal action impact drive sprinkler head was invented in 1933 by Orton Englehardt, a citrus grower and native of Glendora. The design offered slow rotation and uniform watering, benefits long sought by local irrigators. . . . — Map (db m146402) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — Rubel CastleHistoric District
Built by Michael Clarke Rubel and hundreds of volunteers, 1968 to 1986, from local river rock and salvaged materials. This property has been listed in The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior in . . . — Map (db m123040) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Gorman — The “Ridge Route”California Historic Civil Engineering Landmark — Constructed 1914-1915 —
In front of you in the hills, high above freeway Interstate 5, is a portion of the historic 1915 two-lane “Ridge Route". The power lines follow it.

The original Ridge Route was constructed in 1914-1915 by pick, shovel and mule drawn Fresno . . . — Map (db m119542) HM

California (Los Angeles County), Granada Hills — Lopez Station
Near this site of the Los Angeles Dam and reservoir were located a Butterfield Stage station, 1861 - 1874; San Fernando Valley’s first English-speaking school, 1860 - 1883; and its first post office, 1869 - 1874. — Map (db m127534) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hawaiian Gardens — Carson Street Landscaping
Dedicated March 16, 1972, to the Armed Services Veterans, and those lost in action that call Hawaiian Gardens home. "Our brave young people have kept our country free." Mayor Vern W. Furgeson Hawaiian Gardens City Council Mayor . . . — Map (db m97725) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Hawthorne — 1041 — Site of the Childhood Home of The Beach Boys
It was here in the home of parents Murry and Audree that Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson grew to manhood and developed their musical skills. During Labor Day weekend 1961, they, with cousin Mike Love and friend Al Jardine, gathered here to record a . . . — Map (db m59320) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Highland Park — Church of the AngelsSan Rafael Ranch Dinner Bell
This dinner bell was used on the San Rafael Ranch, 1890 - 1920. Presented to the Church of the Angels by the San Rafael Ranch Co. — Map (db m149010) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Award of Excellence KTLA-TV
Award of Excellence KTLA-TV The first television station west of the Mississippi, KTLA-5 has been a part of Los Angeles broadcasting since January 22, 1947. — Map (db m32469) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Buster Keaton Studios
1920-1928 At this site stood the studio where Buster Keaton and his extraordinary team produced 10 feature-length and 19 short films that bring inspiration to filmmakers of every generation and laughter to audiences around the world. . . . — Map (db m118887) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 18 — Capitol Records Building
The world's first circular office structure was designed to resemble a stack of 45 rpm records. Artists recording in its studios since its completion in 1956 have included such luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Dean Martin, the . . . — Map (db m127027) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 947 — CBS Columbia Square Studios
On this site was established the first motion picture studio in Hollywood, October 27, 1911. CBS Columbia Square Studios, International style. William Lescaze, architect. Earl Heitschmidt, associate architect. Built 1938. Declared 2009. . . . — Map (db m133742) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Chinese Heaven DogsMing Dynasty 1403 - 1643
Heaven Dogs were believed by the Chinese to ward off evil spirits and were widely used to guard the sacred Ming Tombs in the interior of China. They were first introduced in the reign of Huo Pin in 117 BC and achieved their greatest vogue in the . . . — Map (db m128836) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 42 — El Capitan Theatre
The most lavish of four Hollywood Blvd. theatres designed for live performances opened in 1926, featuring stars such as Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Lon Chaney, Jr., Buster Keaton, Clark Gable, Henry Fonda, Jason Robards and Will Rogers. . . . — Map (db m129363) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — First Emmy Awards
On this site on January 25, 1949, the first Emmy Awards and Telecast were presented by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. — Map (db m138345) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Hattie McDaniel1895-1952
To honor her last wish, renowned performer. Academy Award 1939 Gone With The Wind. "Aunt Hattie, you are a credit to your craft, your race, and to your family" Edgar Goff — Map (db m82164) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Hollywood & Vine
The Hollywood Boulevard Commercial and Entertainment District is listed in the national register of Historic Places. Comprised of more than one hundred buildings, the District extends along the boulevard from Argyle Avenue to Sycamore Avenue. . . . — Map (db m143391) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Hollywood and Vine
Hollywood was given its name by pioneers Mr. and Mrs. Horace H. Wilcox. They subdivided their ranch in 1887 and called two dirt cross-roads Prospect Avenue and Weyse Avenue. Prospect Avenue, the main artery, was renamed Hollywood Boulevard and Weyse . . . — Map (db m128863) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 44 — Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel
Built in 1927 by a group of celebrities that included Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks and Louis B. Mayer. Site of the first Academy Awards in 1929. A hideaway for Clark Gable and Carol Lombard. Marilyn Monroe did her first commercial shoot by the . . . — Map (db m125714) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 554 — Hollywood’s First Major Film Company Studio
One-half of this structure, then in use as a barn, was rented by Cecil B. DeMille as the studio in which was made the first feature-length motion picture in Hollywood, “The Squaw Man”, in 1913. It was originally located at the corner of . . . — Map (db m118836) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 41 — Max Factor Building
Max Factor, a Russian immigrant, pioneered screen make up for which he received a special Academy Award in 1929. He opened the Max Factor Hollywood Makeup Studio in 1928, where he taught Hollywood stars such as Lana Turner, Rita Hayworth, . . . — Map (db m138412) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — The Hollywood Reporter
The first entertainment trade paper founded in Hollywood, California September 3, 1930 — Map (db m32462) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — The Magic Castle
In Sept. 1961, Milton Page Larsen leased this building, which would become the world-famous Magic Castle, with a handshake and a dream. Renovations began on the historic 1910 Rollin B. Lane mansion with the help and contributions of many friends . . . — Map (db m128765) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 37 — The Pig ‘n Whistle
Sidney Hoedemaker opened Hollywood's first family restaurant (that welcomed children) in 1927 and featured rich, hand-carved wood decor. Popular tunes were played on a pipe organ. The Hollywood Glee Club performed Friday evenings. Loreatta Young . . . — Map (db m125716) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 248 — United Methodist Church
First United Methodist Church, 1930. A Gothic revival edifice constructed of steel and exposed concrete, standing as a visual beacon in the heart of Hollywood. — Map (db m128905) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 180 — Warner Brothers Studio
Original home built by Warner Bros. in 1923. The pioneering talking motion picture The Jazz Singer was produced here in 1927 and revolutionized the film industry. This building was certified as a Historic Structure by the United States Department of . . . — Map (db m133609) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 12 — Warner Pacific Theatre
Built by Warner Bros. in 1928 to be the crown jewel of its West Coast theaters. Sam Warner oversaw construction but died before it was completed. His ghost is said to haunt the building. The Italian Renaissance exterior design theme is continued . . . — Map (db m125717) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Inglewood — 363 — Centinela SpringsAguaje de la Centinela
On this site, bubbling springs once flowed from their source in a deep water basin which has existed continuously since the Pleistocene Era. Prehistoric animals, Indians, and early Inglewood settlers were attracted here by the pure artesian water. . . . — Map (db m126337) HM
California (Los Angeles County), La Cañada Flintridge — Descanso GardensBird Observation Station
Dedicated in memory of Helen Steele Pratt, 1883-1965. Devoted naturalist, nature teacher and counselor, whose efforts led to the adoption of the California Quail as the California State Bird. — Map (db m118494) HM
California (Los Angeles County), La Cañada Flintridge — 717 — The Angeles National Forest
This was the first National Forest in the State of California, second in the United States. Created by proclamation, December 20, 1892, by President Benjamin Harrison. The first name given to the forest was "San Gabriel Timberland Reserve." It was . . . — Map (db m143501) HM
California (Los Angeles County), La Crescenta — Crescenta Valley ParkGerman-American History
Between 1934 and 1957, most of this area in Crescenta Valley Community Regional Park, west of Dunsmore Avenue and south of Honolulu Avenue, was a private park owned by the German-American League. The private park, named Hindenburg Park in memorial . . . — Map (db m133816) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), La Crescenta-Montrose — The Bell of La Crescenta Elementary School
Dominated by a shingled belfry and resonant bell, the first schoolhouse in the Crescenta-Cañada Valley was erected on this site in 1888. Rehung in 1914, this bell summoned children to school until it was dismantled in 1948, when it began . . . — Map (db m147003) HM
California (Los Angeles County), La Verne — 386 — La Casa de Carrion
This house, built in 1868 by Saturnio Carrion, was restored in 1951 by Paul E. Traweek. California Registered Historical Landmark No. 386. — Map (db m127951) HM
California (Los Angeles County), La Verne — Lordsburg Townsite
This transportation kiosk salutes the past and future role of transportation in shaping the city of La Verne.

Founded by entrepreneur Isaac W. Lord in 1887 as one of a string of boom towns platted along the Santa Fe railway, the township of . . . — Map (db m128943) HM

California (Los Angeles County), La Verne — 21 — The Haugh Residence‘Hanawalt Block’ Craftsman
Built 1913-14 for Lordsburg College teachers B. S. and Laura Haugh by her father, J. P. Harshbarger. Concrete blocks were produced by the Hanawalt Bros; lumber was from the Lordsburg Lumber Company. Noted for their musical talents, the Haughs lived . . . — Map (db m128973) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lake Hughes — The Old Ridge Route
The old Ridge Route thru the Angeles National Forest was opened in 1915 and hailed as a miracle of modern engineering providing safety with a maximum speed of 15 MPH and a saving of 44 miles over the former road. — Map (db m121866) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lake View Terrace — FirefightersCreek Fire
In dedication to the Firefighters who heroically defended Wildlife Waystation throughout the entire December 2017 Creek Fire. Our eternal gratitude for their selfless act of bravery - Cal Fire, Contra Costa County Fire, Los Angeles County Fire Dept, . . . — Map (db m138093) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lakewood — The Boys of Del Valle Park
We climbed aboard that huge winged rocket, and rode it to the sky. Our minds would soar for hours and hours, we're never gonna die. With pitch and yaw, dives and rolls, we'd blast bad guys to heaven. We'd crash and burn and walk away, . . . — Map (db m66477) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Antelope Valley Indian Museum[State Historic Park]
Site of ancient Indian villages. It was built in 1928 by H.A.Edwards. It was purchased and enlarged, 1938-1941, by Grace Oliver. The museum opened in 1941. — Map (db m150148) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Arthur K. "Kit" MurrayAerospace Walk of Honor
Arthur "Kit" Murray was instrumental in pioneering the techniques of air-to-air fueling and the development of talk-down techniques for landing experimental aircraft. As a Flight Test Pilot at Edwards AFB, he flew programs on the X-1A and X-5, flew . . . — Map (db m66498) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Brig. General Charles E. “Chuck” YeagerUSAF Retired
Chuck Yeager logged over 10,000 hours in 180 different military aircraft, including foreign and experimental rocket aircraft. In 1947 Yeager, piloting the X-1, broke Mach 1 at Edwards AFB. He continued to fly the X-1 as a research vehicle and . . . — Map (db m123598) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Col. Robert L. "Silver Fox" Stephens, USAF 
Aerospace Walk of Honor
Colonel Stephens distinguished himself in flight test, flying nearly all of the jet fighter aircraft from the F-80 Shooting Star to the F-106 Delta Dart. He graduated from the Experimental Test Pilot School in 1949. 

Called the . . . — Map (db m79153) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Colonel Jack L. RidleyAerospace Walk of Honor
The Flight Test Mission Control Center at Edwards Air Force Base is named for Colonel Ridley who lost his life in 1957 in the crash of a C-47 aircraft while serving on the U.S. Military Assistance Advisory Group in Japan. Ridley was a pioneer . . . — Map (db m66504) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Colonel Jesse P. "Jake" Jacobs, Jr.Aerospace Walk of Honor
Colonel Jacobs received the Legion of Merit for meritorious service as Director and test pilot on the C-5A Test Force. It was at the time, one of the world's largest aircraft. During his 46 years in aerospace, Jacobs logged more than 10,600 . . . — Map (db m66503) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Colonel William J. “Pete” Knight
Pete Knight was one of four Air Force pilots selected to pilot the Dyna-Soar (X-20) aircraft, the first Air Force space program. He was one of eight X-15 pilots to earn his astronaut wings by flying an airplane in space (280,000 feet). Knight . . . — Map (db m123639) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — CreosotePrime Desert Woodland Preserve
This large wiry creosote bush (Larrea tridentata) before you, the only creosote bush in this woodland, is about 10 feet high and 20 feet in diameter; it has been estimated to be nearly 800 years old by botanists. This may be the oldest . . . — Map (db m145769) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — F/A-18, NASA Tail Number 842
This F/A-18 Hornet (bureau Number 161214) is a pre-production A-Model airplane whose first prototype rolled out of the McDonnell Douglas Plant on September 13, 1978. The Carrier-based Navel strike fighter did not become operational for several years . . . — Map (db m114757) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — F-4 Phantom IIBoeing Plaza - Aerospace Walk of Honor
Panel 1: On loan from the United States Air Force, this F-4 Phantom II was acquired on November 7, 2001 from Edwards Air Force Base and transported to the Boeing Company facility at USAF Plant 42. Boeing volunteers worked many hours to . . . — Map (db m51280) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Fred Wallace Haise 
Aerospace Walk of Honor
Fred Haise is best known as the Lunar Module Pilot who, in 1970, was a crewmember on the dramatic Apollo 13 aborted lunar mission. Due to an oxygen tank explosion, the crew had to utilize the Lunar Module "Aquarius" as a lifeboat. This mission will . . . — Map (db m69508) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Henry E. "Hank" ChouteauAerospace Walk of Honor
As Northrop’s Chief Test Pilot for advanced fighter aircraft, Hank Chouteau helped develop dozens of new or modified aircraft, participating in aircraft design, development, test flights and marketing. Chouteau logged more than 7,300 flight . . . — Map (db m66501) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — John A. MankeAerospace Walk of Honor
John Manke was a NASA Research Pilot for more than 11 years and has flown over 4,500 hours. His career was highlighted by NASA research flights to test lifting body aircraft, preparing the way for the Space Shuttle and follow-on space programs. . . . — Map (db m66505) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — John B. "Jack" McKayAerospace Walk of Honor
Jack McKay died in 1975--20 years to the day after his first rocket flight. He had retired from NASA four years earlier, climaxing a 20-year flying career at Edwards in which he become one of the Center’s most experienced rocket pilots. In the 50's . . . — Map (db m66496) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Joshua Memorial Park Veterans Monument
This monument is dedicated to the brave men and women that honorable served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America in time of peace, wars and conflict. The freedom of this great nation is only possible because of the sacrifice of . . . — Map (db m66336) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Lt. Col. Robert G. "Bob" Ferry, USAF Aerospace Walk of Honor
Colonel Ferry distinguished himself in helicopters. Although he began his career as a fighter pilot, he became expert in helicopters, where he made his mark in 24 years of flight testing. He has flown 10,800 hours in 125 different aircraft, nearly . . . — Map (db m79154) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Lt. Gen. James H. "Jimmy" Doolittle, (USAF Retired)Aerospace Walk of Honor
Jimmy Doolittle played an important role in the development of Air Force research at Edwards AFB. He was one of the founding fathers of Systems Command (Air Force Research and Development Command). Through the late 1980's, Doolittle made annual . . . — Map (db m120207) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Neil A. Armstrong
Neil Armstrong is best known as commander of the three-man team who, in 1969, piloted the first lunar landing module to the Moon’s surface. “One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind” was the phrase Armstrong used to describe . . . — Map (db m117496) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — St. Francis Dam DisasterLancaster Cemetery
In remembrance of those who lost their lives in the St. Francis Dam disaster March 12-13, 1928. This was one of California’s greatest disasters with over 400 lives lost; five of whom were laid to rest at Lancaster Cemetery. — Map (db m143730) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Thomas C. McMurtryAerospace Walk of Honor
Thomas McMurtry logged over 11,000 hours of flying time since earning his pilot's wings in 1958. A graduate of the United States Naval Test Pilot School, he flew the U-2, X-246, F-8A, AD-1, YF-12C, F-104, F-15 and NASA 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft. . . . — Map (db m66507) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Tuskegee Airmen
"....the privileges of being an American" belong to those brave enough to fight for them." Gen. Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. In our tradition of honoring American aviators who have flown into the pages of history, the City of Lancaster . . . — Map (db m53030) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — 658 — Western Hotel
This buiding, erected by the Gilroy family in 1876, this building was purchased in 1902 by George T. Webber, who operated it as the Western Hotel. The Lancaster Chamber of Commerce was organized in its dining room. Between 1905 and 1913, . . . — Map (db m53028) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — 10th Anniversary
In commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the sister-city relations between Long Beach and Qingdao with the compliments of Qingdao Municipal People's Government, P.R. China — Map (db m72459) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Bembridge House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Bembridge House 1906 — Map (db m72634) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Casa Aitken1932 — Builder: Hart Construction Company —
A fine example of a Spanish Colonial Revival courtyard apartment with all the charm and decorative enhancements of this Romantic style. The tiled fountain harks back to southern Spain. The first owner, H.J. Hamer, produced a high-quality residence . . . — Map (db m72619) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Charles Windham House (Lord Mayor's Inn)1906 — Architect: George L. Hoodenpyl —
Built by Charles H. Windham, Mayor of Long Beach 1900 - 1908 and City Manager 1922 - 1932. This Edwardian home was restored in 1988 by owners Laura and Reuben Brasser and restoration architect Laurence E. Winans. — Map (db m72636) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Commemorating 75th Anniversary of Long Beach
William Erwin Willmore who was in this area in 1870 visualized a town would be built here. In 1882 this materialized as Willmore City; becoming the City of Long Beach in 1888. November 16, 1963 Native Sons of the Golden West Long Beach . . . — Map (db m83523) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Cooper Arms
Cooper Arms This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m72662) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Douglas Park
Early Years 1892 - 1938 Mr. Douglas was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1892, the son of a bank cashier. His early interest in aviation was sparked by observing an Orville Wright flight in 1908. he attended the U.S. Naval Academy and then became the . . . — Map (db m101485) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Evolution of a skylineLong Beach's history can be seen in its rooftops
In the early 1990s, Long Beach was world-famous as a visitor destination. Hotels and dance halls, trolleys and roller coasters lured tourist to the city. The mild climate and pristine beaches beckoned people to the water's edge. With daily train . . . — Map (db m71543) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Farmers & Merchants Bank Tower1922 — Architecture: Curlett & Beelman with W. Horace Austin —
A Renaissance Revival classic, notable for its architectural beauty and its terra cotta ornament. It was the first skyscraper, and introduced "modern" building design in the heart of Long Beach's original commercial district. — Map (db m72458) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — First United Presbyterian Church1939 — Architect: Easton D. Herrald —
Modeled after English Gothic churches, this is the third church on the site where the Long Beach United Presbyterian congregation was founded in 1906. The sanctuary has beautiful woodwork and stained glass. — Map (db m73099) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — G.A.R. Civil War Monument
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California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Grand Army of the Republic HighwayU.S. 6
This monument marks the western end of a coast to coast highway extending a distance of three thousand six hundred fifty-two miles through fourteen states. It was erected by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War in memory of the heroic . . . — Map (db m72661) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Harvey Milk / Harvey Milk Equality Plaza
"All young people, regardless of sexual orientation or identity, deserve a safe and supportive environment in which to achieve their full potential." Harvey Milk May 22, 1930 - November 27, 1978 Born on Long Island, New York, Harvey . . . — Map (db m72477) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — In Their Honor
The Long Beach Navy Memorial pays tribute to the city naval heritage Long Beach's naval history dates back to 1908 with the arrival of President Theodore Roosevelt's 16-ship Great White Fleet. By the 1920s Long Beach established itself as a . . . — Map (db m71545) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — JAAN-2 Gun Battery
(There are two markers with identical text) These two concrete pads are the remains of a gun battery, known as JAAN-2 (Joint Army And Navy), that was in operation during World War II. Established as part of the Harbor Defense of Los . . . — Map (db m97719) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach
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California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — 1014 — Long Beach Marine Stadium
Created in 1932 for the rowing events of the Xth Olympiad, the Stadium was the first manmade rowing course in the United States. Its width allowed four teams to race abreast, eliminating additional heats and allowing oarsmen to enter the finals at . . . — Map (db m2614) HM

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May. 31, 2020