Alabama Gates

Alabama Gates (HM1R7V)

Location: , CA Inyo County
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N 36° 40.581', W 118° 6.03'

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The Alabama Gates and gate house were constructed in 1913 when the Los Angeles Aqueduct was built to dewater the aqueduct when maintenance is necessary. On November 16, 1924, seventy or more local citizens seized the aqueduct at the Alabama Gates and diverted the city's water supply through the gates into the dry Owens River to publicize the concerns of Owens Valley residents. Four days later the water was voluntarily allowed to again flow into the aqueduct. Over the years, attempts to reconcile the city's water needs and the concerns of valley residents have moved from confrontation to negotiation.
HM NumberHM1R7V
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1992
Placed BySlim Princess Chapter #395 of E Clampus Vitus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, March 24th, 2016 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 401666 N 4059533
Decimal Degrees36.67635000, -118.10050000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 40.581', W 118° 6.03'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 40' 34.86" N, 118° 6' 1.8" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Los Angeles Aqueduct, CA , US
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