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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Compton, California

 
Clickable Map of Los Angeles County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Los Angeles County, CA (1172) Kern County, CA (311) Orange County, CA (374) San Bernardino County, CA (274) Ventura County, CA (142)  LosAngelesCounty(1172) Los Angeles County (1172)  KernCounty(311) Kern County (311)  OrangeCounty(374) Orange County (374)  SanBernardinoCounty(274) San Bernardino County (274)  VenturaCounty(142) Ventura County (142)
Los Angeles is the county seat for Los Angeles County
Compton is in Los Angeles County
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ADJACENT TO LOS ANGELES COUNTY
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      San Bernardino County (274)  
      Ventura County (142)  
 
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1California (Los Angeles County), Compton — 152 — Domínguez Ranch House
On South Alameda Street, on the right when traveling north.
[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, . . . Map (db m64857) HM
2California (Los Angeles County), Compton — Eagle Tree
Near Short Avenue at Poppy Avenue.
A sycamore tree, being Station 1 for the survey, the Rancho San Pedro, December, 1857.Map (db m196776) HM
3California (Los Angeles County), Compton — 718 — First United States Air Meet
On Wilmington Avenue north of Curtiss Street, on the right when traveling north.
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
4California (Los Angeles County), Compton — 664 — Heritage House
Near Willowbrook Avenue north of Myrrh Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
5California (Los Angeles County), Compton — PFC James AndersonVietnam War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient
Near South Central Avenue south of West Caldwell Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
 
 
 
 
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Aug. 10, 2022