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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Los Angeles County, California

 
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1California, Los Angeles County, Acton — Acton Community Presbyterian Church
On Crown Valley Road, 1.4 miles south of California Route 14, on the left when traveling south.
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
2California, Los Angeles County, Acton — 14 — Soledad School DistrictEstablished 1869 — Los Angeles County —
On Cory Avenue, 0.2 miles west of Crown Valley Road.
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
3California, Los Angeles County, Acton — The Acton Cemetery
Near Aliso Street at Acklins Avenue.
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
4California, Los Angeles County, Agoura Hills — Ladyface Mountain
Near Ladyface Court, 0.1 miles south of Agoura Road.
Ladyface Mountain climbs to 2,031 feet above sea level and is visible for many miles. Legend has it that the Chumash Indians, who used the mountain as a perch to view the entire Conejo Valley, gave the mountain the name "Ladyface." The . . . Map (db m200712) HM
5California, Los Angeles County, Agoura Hills — Morrison Ranch HouseWitness to a Changing World
Near Chesebro Road, 0.5 miles north of U.S. 101, on the right when traveling north.
Rancher John Morrison and his family occupied this historic house in 1904. They lived and worked here for almost 60 years. Morrison‘s family cleared land to grow hay and raised horses and cattle to sell at nearby markets. They also built barns, . . . Map (db m167302) HM
6California, Los Angeles County, Agoura Hills — Paramount RanchSanta Monica Mountains — How You Can Help —
Near Cornell Road, 0.4 miles north of Mulholland Highway, on the left when traveling north.
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, Medicine . . . Map (db m150029) HM
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7California, Los Angeles County, Agoura Hills — Peter Strauss RanchHorace Marden Albright — National Park Service —
Near Mulholland Highway at Troutdale Drive.
Memorial Ceremony honoring Horace Marden Albright (January 6, 1890 - March 28, 1987). His footprints are on the United States and the world because all other national park systems are modeled on the one he built. April 4, 1987, . . . Map (db m195598) HM
8California, Los Angeles County, Agoura Hills — Reyes Adobe Historical Site
On Rainbow Crest Drive at Reyes Adobe Road, on the left when traveling west on Rainbow Crest Drive.
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 m154344) HM
9California, Los Angeles County, Alhambra — Alhambra City Hall
On Main Street at Garfield Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Main Street.
Site of First City Hall, 1903 - 1908. City of Alhambra, California, incorporated July 11, 1903.Map (db m197652) HM
10California, Los Angeles County, Alhambra — Alhambra Clock
On Main Street just west of Garfield Av, on the left when traveling west.
Dedicated December 18, 1982 by the Alhambra City Council and the Alhambra Redevelopment Agency Board. This Brown Street Clock marked the time and location of Henry E. Wellman Jewelers since 1913. The clock has been restored to its . . . Map (db m190603) HM
11California, Los Angeles County, Altadena — Andrew McNally House
On Mariposa Street east of Santa Rosa Road, on the right when traveling east.
Built 1887. National Register of Historic Places.Map (db m199800) HM
12California, Los Angeles County, Altadena — 990 — Christmas Tree Lane
On Santa Rosa Avenue at Alameda Street, on the right when traveling north on Santa Rosa Avenue.
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
13California, Los Angeles County, Altadena — 8 — Holmes HouseCounty of Los Angeles Historic Landmark No. 8
On Parkman Street, 0.1 miles east of Lake Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Designed by Whitney R. Smith in the Early Modern architectural style and built in 1941 for Evelyn and Jackson Holmes. Designated on February 9, 2021 by the Board of Supervisors. Historical Landmarks and Records Commission.Map (db m192512) HM
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14California, Los Angeles County, Altadena — MacPherson Parkway
On Mt Lowe Drive just south of Maiden Lane, in the median.
Named in honor of David J. MacPherson who planned and engineered Mt. Lowe Railway and Echo Mountain Incline, in use 1893 to 1938.Map (db m153312) HM
15California, Los Angeles County, Altadena — Mount Lowe RailwayHistorical Marker
Near Mount Lowe Railway Trail.
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
16California, Los Angeles County, Altadena — O. Oliver GoodallFirst Lieutenant — Army Air Corps
On West Harriet Street, 0.2 miles west of Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
17California, Los Angeles County, Altadena — Zane Grey Estate
On Mariposa Street east of Marengo Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
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
18California, Los Angeles County, Angeles National Forest — Cogswell Dam
On West Fork Trail, 8 miles west of San Gabriel Canyon Road (California Route 39), on the right when traveling west.
Los Angeles County Flood Control District - Cogswell Dam. Purpose: Flood control and water conservation. Type: Rockfill. Drainage Area: 39.2 square miles. Storage Capacity: 12,300 acre-feet. Crest Height: 265 feet. . . . Map (db m212989) HM
19California, Los Angeles County, Angeles National Forest — Vetter Mountain Fire Lookout
Near Vetter Mountain Road, 2 miles west of Angeles Crest Highway (California Route 2).
Welcome to the Vetter Mountain Fire Lookout Tower in the Angeles National Forest. As you can see from the spectacular vistas, Vetter Mountain is an ideal location for a fire lookout. The Vetter Mountain Lookout was constructed in 1937 and . . . Map (db m201274) HM
20California, Los Angeles County, Angeles National Forest — 632 — West Fork Ranger StationOld Short Cut
Near Angeles Crest Highway (California Route 2) 26 miles north of Interstate 210.
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 m154560) HM
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21California, Los Angeles County, Angelino Heights, Echo Park — 51 — Carroll Avenue1300 Block
On Carroll Avenue east of Douglas Street, on the right when traveling east.
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 m167925) HM
22California, Los Angeles County, Aqua Dulce — Toney ResidenceVasquez Rocks
Near Escondido Canyon Road, 0.5 miles east of Aqua Dulce Canyon Road, on the right when traveling east.
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
23California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 7 — Adams Pack StationHistory Lives Here
On Chantry Flat Road, 5 miles north of Interstate 210.
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
24California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — American Indian Artifact
Near Baldwin Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Interstate 210, on the right when traveling south.
Discovered in the foothills of Southern California in 1905 by William Warren Orcutt, petroleum geologist. Artifact reputed to have served as a baptismal font at the nearby La Purisima Mission destroyed by earthquake in 1821.Map (db m193775) HM
25California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 16 — Anita May Baldwin1876-1939 — History Lives Here —
On Huntington Drive at Santa Clara Street, on the left when traveling west on Huntington Drive.
Anita May Baldwin was the only daughter born to Arcadia's founder and owner of Rancho Santa Anita, Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin and his third wife, Jane Virginia (Jennie) Dexter. Known for her generosity and compassion, Anita Baldwin was a . . . Map (db m198153) HM
26California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 3 — Arcadia County ParkHistory Lives Here
On Santa Anita Avenue at Huntington Drive, on the right when traveling south on Santa Anita Avenue.
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 . . . Map (db m140512) HM
27California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 4 — Arcadia Woman’s ClubHistory Lives Here
On First Avenue at Diamond Street, on the left when traveling south on First Avenue.
A Short History In 1912 the first promotional organization to appear in Arcadia was a woman’s club called the Cooperative Arcadians. This group of 15 women began by sponsoring programs that increased interest in matters of social . . . Map (db m200010) HM
28California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 12 — Baldwin LakeHistory Lives Here
Near Baldwin Avenue, 0.2 miles south of Colorado Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
Baldwin Lake casts a long shadow of history at the core of the Arboretum, its four acres bearing witness to a who's who of settlers and owners of note over the years. Before recorded history, Gabrielino villagers called this home place . . . Map (db m177669) HM
29California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 5 — Chamber of Commerce BuildingHistory Lives Here
On Huntington Drive, 0.5 miles east of Baldwin Avenue, in the median.
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
30California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — CycadsJurassic Period — 200 Million Years Ago —
Near Baldwin Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Colorado Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
Once common across the globe, cycads are now threatened or endangered in the wild. Explore our diverse collection and learn about these impressive plants. Age of Cycads The Jurassic Period is famous for its fantastically large . . . Map (db m198164) HM
31California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 11 — Depots and Hotel OakwoodHistory Lives Here
On Santa Clara Street at First Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Santa Clara Street.
Trains were a prominent part of Arcadia for several generations from the late 19th century to the mid-1900s. With the tracks and depots of three of the most prominent and popular lines converging here, the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway, . . . Map (db m207736) HM
32California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 2 — Downtown ArcadiaHistory Lives Here
On First Avenue at Huntington Drive, on the right when traveling south on First Avenue.
Downtown Arcadia was born in 1887 with founder Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin's Oakwood Hotel complimenting a new Santa Fe train station at First Avenue and Santa Clara Street. Expansion came with City incorporation in 1903 and again with the opening . . . Map (db m200045) HM
33California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 10 — Elias J. Baldwin — History Lives Here —
On Campus Drive at Holly Avenue, in the median on Campus Drive.
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
34California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 1 — First Avenue SchoolHistory Lives Here
On First Avenue at California Street, on the right when traveling south on First Avenue.
In 1907, this yellow clapboard schoolhouse was built on the southwest corner of First Avenue and California Street, and it was named the Arcadia Grammar School. It replaced the temporary buildings, a packing shed, and a vacant remodeled saloon, . . . Map (db m200007) HM
35California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — Hollywood at the ArboretumThe Perfect Backdrop
Near Baldwin Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Colorado Boulevard, on the right when traveling south.
Lights, Camera, Action! Hollywood has long used the Forest and Baldwin Lake as a stand-in for exotic locations from around the world. Filming began in the early 1930s before the Arboretum was founded, when shooting across the . . . Map (db m186380) HM
36California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 9 — Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden — History Lives Here —
Near Baldwin Avenue south of Interstate 210, on the right when traveling south.
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
37California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 367 — Queen Anne Cottage
Near Baldwin Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Interstate 210, on the right when traveling south.
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 m153410) HM
38California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 368 — Reid-Baldwin AdobeHistory Lives Here
Near Baldwin Avenue, 0.3 miles south of Interstate 210, on the right when traveling south.
The home place of Elias Jackson “Lucky” Baldwin, founder and first Mayor of the City of Arcadia, was this relatively simple adobe house, though during Baldwin's occupation (1875-1909) it was the larger and more inviting structure seen . . . Map (db m153423) HM
39California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — Santa Anita Depot
Near Baldwin Avenue, 0.3 miles south of U.S. 210, on the right when traveling south.
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
40California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 934 — Santa Anita During World War II
Near Huntington Drive west of Baldwin Avenue, on the left when traveling west.
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 m165491) HM
41California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — Santa Anita ParkThoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions — Founding Sponsor —
On Huntington Drive at First Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Huntington Drive.
Oldest operating racetrack in California - opened Christmas Day 1934. Founded by Dr. Charles H. Strub & Associates. Designed in Art Deco style by architect Gordon B. Kaufmann. Introduced Santa Anita Handicap in 1935 - oldest . . . Map (db m201111) HM
42California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 6 — Santa Anita ParkHistory Lives Here
Near Huntington Drive east of Baldwin Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
Set against the backdrop of the San Gabriel Mountains in an area of near year-round ideal weather, Santa Anita Park has been considered one of the most beautiful and finest horse race tracks in the world since its opening on Christmas Day 1934. . . . Map (db m198317) HM
43California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — Seabiscuit1933-1947
Near West Huntington Drive, on the left when traveling east.
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
44California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — SeabiscuitThoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions — 1933 - 1947 —
On Huntington Drive at First Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Huntington Drive.
Record — 89 starts: 33-15-13. Won inaugural Hollywood Gold Cup 1938. Defeated War Admiral in 1938 match race. Lost Santa Anita Handicap by a nose 1937, 1938. Won handily in third attempt 1940. Champion older male 1937, 1938. . . . Map (db m201113) HM
45California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 15 — Site of First Museum in Arcadia — History Lives Here —
On Huntington Drive just west of Santa Clara Street, on the left when traveling west.
The W. Parker Lyon Pony Express Museum was founded in San Marino by William Parker Lyon, former Mayor of Fresno. Lyon purchased 6 acres from Anita M. Baldwin in 1934 and moved his museum to Arcadia. In 1935, it was opened on this site - of . . . Map (db m210902) HM
46California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — 8 — The Derby RestaurantHistory Lives Here
On Huntington Drive, 0.3 miles west of the Foothill Freeway (Interstate 210), on the right when traveling west.
The Derby has a storied past in the City of Arcadia and, for many years, thoroughbred horse racing has shared a large part of that story. Arcadia’s founder and first Mayor, Elias J. ‘Lucky’ Baldwin presided over the first Santa Anita Racetrack in . . . Map (db m207738) HM
47California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — Thoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions
On Santa Clara Street at First Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Santa Clara Street.
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
48California, Los Angeles County, Arcadia — ZenyattaThoroughbred Racing Walk of Champions — Inductee 2016 —
On Santa Clara Street at First Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Santa Clara Street.
Record — 20 starts: 19-1-0. Owned by Jerry & Ann Moss, trained by John Shirreffs. Purchased as a yearling for $60,000; Earned $7.3 million in 4-year racing career. Won 17 graded stakes races, including 13 Grade 1 events. Won Lady's . . . Map (db m201116) HM
49California, Los Angeles County, Atwater Village, Northeast Los Angeles — North Atwater Bridge
Near the Los Angeles River Bike Path near Chevy Chase Drive.
City of Los Angeles North Atwater Bridge construction completed 2019. This bridge over the Los Angeles River was made possible by the City of Los Angeles and a generous donation from the La Kretz Family Foundation. Initiated by River LA, . . . Map (db m164818) HM
50California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — Avalon Veterans Memorial
Near Pebbly Beach Road east of Crescent Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
This memorial is dedicated to all veterans - men and women - who have served their country in harm's way in all branches of the armed forces of the United States of America.Map (db m69087) WM
51California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — Catalina Island Yacht ClubFounded 1924
On Casino Way, on the right when traveling north.
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
52California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — Channel Crossing — Hole 3 —
Near Sumner Avenue south of 3rd Street, on the left when traveling south.
On May 10, 1912, aviation pioneer Glen L. Martin was the first person to successfully cross the Catalina Channel by air. Martin equipped an ordinary land plane with pontoons and departed from Newport Beach. He arrived in Avalon Bay less than an . . . Map (db m211467) HM
53California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — The Leaping Tuna — Thunnus Thynnus or Bluefin Tuna —
On Saint Catherine Way north of Crescent Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
54California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — The Legacy of Blanche W — The Flying Fish boat —
Near Metropole Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Crescent Avenue, on the right when traveling south.
In all the world there was no trip like a nocturnal ride aboard Blanche W, skimming through a spray of flying fish darting from the waters of Catalina Island. William Wrigley Jr. commissioned the sightseeing boat in 1924 and named . . . Map (db m208327) HM
55California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — 997 — The Tuna Club of Avalon
On Saint Catherine Way north of Crescent Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
56California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — Wrigley Field in Los AngelesChicago Cubs
On Avalon Canyon Road south of Tremont Street, on the left when traveling south.
This tower was erected by Wm. Wrigley Jr. in honor of the baseball players who gave or risked their lives in the defence of their country in the Great World War, Jan 15, 1926. The Avalon Men's Softball League rededicates the . . . Map (db m186317) HM
57California, Los Angeles County, Avalon — Wrigley Memorial
Near Avalon Canyon Road, on the left when traveling south.
There are five panels at the memorial. The first panel is in front of the memorial to the right. There is a duplicate panel located at the entrance, left of the walkway: Wrigley Memorial is dedicated to the memory of Wm. Wrigley Jr. It . . . Map (db m69075) HM
58California, Los Angeles County, Azusa — Azusa, the Canyon City
On West Foothill Boulevard (U.S. 66) at North Azusa Avenue (California Route 39), on the right when traveling west on West Foothill Boulevard.
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
59California, Los Angeles County, Azusa — Crystal Lake
Near Crystal Lake Road. Reported missing.
Known to the Mission Padres, Crystal Lake is the only natural lake in the San Gabriel Mountains. R.W. Dawson visited the lake in 1876, and later built a cabin nearby. Pasadena Judge Benjamin Eaton wrote in 1887 that "The water is clear as a crystal . . . Map (db m172024) HM
60California, Los Angeles County, Baldwin Park — In-N-Out BurgerReplica
On Francisquito Avenue just north of the San Bernardino Freeway (U.S. 10).
In-N-Out Burger opened on October 22, 1948 at 4:15 PM in Baldwin Park, California. The store was originally on Francisquito and Garvey, where the current freeway overpass is now located. It moved to this location in 1954. On that first day . . . Map (db m162254) HM
61California, Los Angeles County, Bell Gardens, South Montebello — 984 — Casa de Rancho San AntonioHenry Gage Mansion
Near Gage Avenue, 0.7 miles west of U.S. 5.
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
62California, Los Angeles County, Bellflower — Bellflower Pacific Electric Train Depot
On Bellflower Boulevard at Mayne Street, on the left when traveling south on Bellflower Boulevard.
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
63California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills — 6 — Anderton Court — Then & Now —
On Rodeo Drive, 0.1 miles north of Wilshire Boulevard, on the right when traveling north.
Frank Lloyd Wright is perhaps the most celebrated and highly-recognized American architect. His unique design for "The Anderton Court Shops" from 1952 represents the only retail structure built by Wright in Southern California. He described . . . Map (db m200409) HM
64California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills — Beverly Hills High SchoolSwim Gym — 1939 —
On Moreno Drive, 0.1 miles north of Olympic Boulevard, on the left when traveling north.
Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works. John M. Garmody, Administrator of Public Works. Franklin D. Roosevelt, President of the United States. Beverly Hills High School, 1939.Map (db m183132) HM
65California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, The Flats — 5 — Beverly Hills Main Post Office
On Santa Monica Boulevard at Crescent Drive, on the right when traveling east on Santa Monica Boulevard.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m150055) HM
66California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills — 4 — Greystone Mansion
On Doheny Road just west of Loma Vista Drive, on the right when traveling west.
Doheny Greystone Estate, an estate built by Edward L. Doheny Jr. Designed by Gordon Kaufmann. Landscape by Paul Thiene. Beverly Hills Historic Landmark No. 4. Built 1928. Designated 2013. Beverly Hills City Council and Cultural Heritage . . . Map (db m192005) HM
67California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, The Flats — Lily PondCity of Beverly Hills
On Santa Monica Boulevard (California Route 2) at Canon Road, on the right when traveling west on Santa Monica Boulevard.
Upon arriving at the Beverly Hills trolley station, which was located just to the south of this site across Santa Monica Boulevard, residents and visitors would be greeted by this early Beverly Hills landmark. Originally installed in 1907, the lily . . . Map (db m204422) HM
68California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, Sherman Oaks — Melhorn OverlookMulholland Scenic Parkway
On Mulholland Drive, 0.3 miles east of Benedict Canyon Drive, on the left when traveling east.
Charles and Lotte Melhorn More than fifty-year residents of the Santa Monica Mountains, Charles and Lotte Mel horn fought for the recognition of the natural areas and viewshed along Mulholland Drive as a precious public resource. . . . Map (db m164714) HM
69California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, The Flats — Moreton Bay FigFicus Macrophylla — The Beverly Hills Centennial Tree —
Near Crescent Drive north of Santa Monica Boulevard (California Route 2).
This tree planted on January 26, 2014, recognizes Beverly Hills' first 100 years and salutes the next 100 years.Map (db m204426) HM
70California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, The Flats — Morton Bay Fig — Ficus Macrophylla —
On North Beverly Drive at Park Way, on the right when traveling north on North Beverly Drive.
Planted by the Rodeo Land and Water Company between 1910 - 1914. Plaque donated by Margo and Irwin Winkler, 1995.Map (db m148845) HM
71California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills — 665 — Portolá Trail 1769
On La Cienega Boulevard south of Gregory Way, on the right when traveling south.
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
72California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills — 1 — The Beverly Hills Hotel
On Sunset Boulevard at North Crescent Drive, on the right when traveling west on Sunset Boulevard.
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
73California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, The Flats — The Electric Fountain
On Wilshire Boulevard at Santa Monica Boulevard, on the left when traveling east on Wilshire Boulevard.
The Tongva Native American Indian in prayer on top of The Electric Fountain is symbolic of an Indian rain prayer and pays homage to the area’s early inhabitants whose settlements, dating back to the 1500’s, were along the streams that flowed . . . Map (db m183120) HM
74California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills — Upper Franklin Canyon ReservoirExact Center of Los Angeles
On Franklin Canyon Drive, 0.7 miles south of Mulholland Drive.
Built by United States Work Projects Administration, 1940. second marker: Exact Center - City of Los Angeles Point of balance of the plane of the City of Los Angeles, Lat. 34°07'31"N, Long. 118°23'57"W, Alt. 920 ft, . . . Map (db m199910) HM
75California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills — Virginia Robinson Gardens
On Elden Way, 0.1 miles north of North Crescent Drive, on the right when traveling north.
United States Department of the Interior National Register of Historic Places. Beverly Hills Local Landmark. Constructed in 1911.Map (db m148656) HM
76California, Los Angeles County, Beverly Hills, The Flats — 27 — Will Rogers Memorial Park“I never met a man I didn’t like.” — Will Rogers 1879-1935 —
On Sunset Boulevard just west of North Beverly Drive, on the left when traveling west.
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
77California, Los Angeles County, Bradbury — Mr. Bradbury’s Bridge1908
On Royal Oaks Drive North at Oaks Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Royal Oaks Drive North.
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
78California, Los Angeles County, Brentwood — 720 — Arens House
On Deerbrook Lane east of Hanley Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Modern style. Architects - Whitney R.Smith & A.Quincy Jones. Built 1949. Declared 2002, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 720, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m184998) HM
79California, Los Angeles County, Brentwood — 797 — Hamma House
On Deerbrook Lane, 0.1 miles south of Tigertail Road, on the right when traveling south.
Modern style. A.Quincy Jones & Whitney Smith, architects. Built 1951. Declared 2005, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 797, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission.Map (db m184990) HM
80California, Los Angeles County, Brentwood — 722 — Volk House
On Deerbrook Lane, 0.2 miles south of Tigertail Road.
A.Quincy Jones, architect. Modern style. Built 1949. Declared 2002, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 722, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission.Map (db m185003) HM
81California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Big Boy — State of California Point of Historical Interest —
On West Riverside Drive west of North Pass Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
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
82California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Burbank Branch Railroad
On Chandler Boulevard west of Mariposa Street, in the median.
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
83California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Burbank City Hall
On East Olive Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
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
84California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Burbank Post Office
On Olive Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m55762) HM
85California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Burbank's First City Hall
On East Olive Avenue at Third Street, on the right when traveling east on East Olive Avenue.
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
86California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — F-104 StarfighterLockheed
On Olive Avenue west of Lomita Street, on the right when traveling west.
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 1959 . . . Map (db m118434) HM
87California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — HueyThe Walt Disney Studios
Near Buena Vista St at Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
“Huey”, designed by Walt Disney Productions, bears the distinction of being the first of three Mobile Motor Generators built by the studio. The control unit was built from a full-scale mockup by Disney technicians in 1949. Being state . . . Map (db m174821) HM
88California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Johnny Carson Park
On Bob Hope Drive, 0.1 miles north of Ventura Freeway (California Route 134), on the right when traveling north.
Dedicated to the King of Late Night for 30 years of keeping America up late and laughing.Map (db m137687) HM
89California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Stage ThreeThe Walt Disney Studios
Near Buena Vista Street at Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Stage three was built from 1953-1954 specifically for the scene in “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” in which “Nautilus” was attacked by a giant squid. The complex filming involved using wind, rain and waves to create a storm. The stage . . . Map (db m174848) HM
90California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Stage TwoThe Walt Disney Studios
Near Buena Vista Street near Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Stage Two, built from 1947-1949 in cooperation with Jack Webb, was utilized as the production facility for the filming of the TV series "Dragnet". Construction of the stage was completed in April, 1949. Being one of the largest stages on . . . Map (db m174818) HM
91California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Story Hardware
On South San Fernando Boulevard south of Olive Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
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
92California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — Sunset Canyon Country Club Gate
On Country Club Drive at Sunset Canyon Drive, on the left when traveling east on Country Club Drive.
The Sunset Canyon Country Club opened in 1921 as a private nine-hole golf course and country club. In 1927 fire destroyed many club buildings. This arch was built in 1927 as an entrance gate for a new clubhouse. The City of Burbank owned the . . . Map (db m154850) HM
93California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — The Animation BuildingThe Walt Disney Studios
Near Buena Vista Street at Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
The Animation Building, erected in 1939, served as the architectural and functional centerpiece of the studio. Designed in the “Art Moderne” style by architect Kent Weber, the building housed the animators and story staffs on the lot. . . . Map (db m168288) HM
94California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — The BungalowThe Walt Disney Studios
Near Buena Vista Street at Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
The Bungalow was built in 1935 as the original home of the Disney Publicity and Comic Strip Departments. It was constructed at the Disney Studios on Hyperion Avenue in Hollywood and moved to the Burbank location as part of the construction in . . . Map (db m174808) HM
95California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — The Fantasia StageStage One — The Walt Disney Studios —
Near Buena Vista Street at Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Stage One was the only production sound stage built as part of the original Walt Disney Burbank Studios constructed during 1939-1940. The stage replaced a single smaller stage located at the Hyperion studios. Since the original focus . . . Map (db m174816) HM
96California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — The Shorts BuildingThe Walt Disney Studios
Near Buena Vista Street at Alameda Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
The Shorts Building was constructed from the two original Animation Buildings located at the Disney Studios on Hyperion Avenue in Hollywood. The two sections were moved to the Burbank site in 1939-1940 as part of the Studio construction . . . Map (db m174812) HM
97California, Los Angeles County, Burbank — The Writers BuildingWarner Brothers Studios
Near Olive Avenue at Pass Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
Constructed in 1935 by Harry, Jack and Albert Warner, this building has been home to such celebrated Warner Bros. writers and filmmakers as William Faulkner, Howard Koch, Delmer Daves, Lillian Hellman, John Huston, Philip and Julius . . . Map (db m177206) HM
98California, Los Angeles County, Calabasas, Woodland Hills — 7 — Calabasas Schoolhouse BellCity of Calabasas Historic Landmark
On Las Virgenes Road, 0.2 miles south of Willow Glen Street, on the right when traveling south.
The Schoolhouse Bell once hung in the original Calabasas School, a one room Victorian style building with a bell tower, which was constructed in 1890 at 24454 Calabasas Road. Around 1925, a new Spanish Colonial Revival style structure was built . . . Map (db m156909) HM
99California, Los Angeles County, Calabasas — Century RanchMalibu Creek State Park — A Legacy of Hollywood Cinema —
Near Las Virgenes Road south of Mulholland Highway.
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
100California, Los Angeles County, Calabasas, Woodland Hills — King Gillette RanchSanta Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Visitor Center
Near Mulholland Highway, 0.1 miles east of Las Virgenes Road, on the right when traveling east.
Now the hub of Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, the King Gillette Ranch was once an estate belonging to King Camp Gillette, who invented the disposable razor blade. Gillette bought the property in 1926 and commissioned . . . Map (db m191215) HM

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