The Griffith Ranch

The Griffith Ranch (HM110Z)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 91342 Los Angeles County
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N 34° 17.401', W 118° 24.677'

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Originally part of the San Fernando mission lands, this ranch was purchased by David Wark Griffith, revered pioneer of silent motion pictures in 1912, it provided the locale for many western thrillers, including "Custer's Last Stand", and was the inspiration for the immortal production, "Birth of a Nation." It was acquired by Fritz B. Burns in 1948, who has perpetuated the Griffith name in memory of the great film pioneer.
HM NumberHM110Z
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number716
Year Placed1959
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission, Mr. Fritz B. Burns; the History and Landmarks Association of the San Fernando and Antelope Valley Parlors, Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West; and the San Fernando Mission Parlor No. 280, Native D
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 12:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 370110 N 3795214
Decimal Degrees34.29001667, -118.41128333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 17.401', W 118° 24.677'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 17' 24.06" N, 118° 24' 40.62" W
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Area Code(s)818, 323
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12685 Foothill Blvd, Los Angeles CA 91342, US
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