Hancock Park

Hancock Park (HM142U)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 90036 Los Angeles County
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N 34° 3.789', W 118° 21.323'

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La Brea Pits

Presented to
The Citizens of Los Angeles County
In December 1916 by
Captain Allan Hancock
With a request that the scientificfeatures be preserved

First historic reference to the tar pools
Recorded in the diary of Caspar dePortola'
In August 3, 1769

Originally a portion of the Rancho LaBrea
Granted by Governor Alvarado 1840
HM NumberHM142U
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Marker Number247
Year Placed1940
Placed ByCaliforniana Parlor 247 Native Daughters of the Golden West
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:42pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 374921 N 3769986
Decimal Degrees34.06315000, -118.35538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 3.789', W 118° 21.323'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 3' 47.34" N, 118° 21' 19.38" W
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Area Code(s)213, 310, 323, 510, 818
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150 S Curson Ave, Los Angeles CA 90036, US
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