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In honor of the pioneer aviators who have given their all that the science of aviation could be perfected, enabling it to take its place in the worlds commerce, this airport is dedicated.
December 17, 1928, on the 25th anniversary of the first …
Serving his nation as an infantry officer in the European theater of operations, he was awarded these decorations that testify to his heroic actions in combat against the enemy: Congressional Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Cross, Silver Sta…
Commonly referred to as the Great White Steamer, the ship was specially built by William Wrigley to serve his Catalina Island as a passenger ferry. She was christened on May 23, 1924. During World War II, she was requisitioned for use as a troop c…
These venerable oak trees were topped by the Franciscan friars to furnish fuel for the nearby lime kilns that provided mortar for the building of the Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana. These fused rocks were taken for their preservation, from the…
Dedicated to the employees of Rocketdyne on the tenth anniversary of man's first lunar landing
July 20, 1979
A cluster of five Rockytdyne-built F-1 engines lifted the 365-foot-tall Apollo vehicle from Earth, beginning man's journey to the Moo…
In memory of our ancestors, the Gabrieleños, who inhabited the Pueblo of Los Angeles, and called it Yangna. They lived in harmony with Mother Earth. May they now be in peace in the spiritual world.
On June 24, 1971, an explosion and fire took the lives of seventeen construction workers building a tunnel in Sylmar, California. The tunnel was being built for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California by the Lockheed Shipbuilding an…
Settling Basin built by San Fernando Mission
Indians about 1800.
Mission water supply came from these wells.
We dedicate the planting of these 100 trees on this date as part of a beautification project in honor of J. Harvey McCarthy, a pioneer in the field of urban planning, who developed Carthay Circle as a cohesive residential community in 1924. That o…
First American to discover a route overland from the east to California.Explorer - Fur Trader - MissionaryThis boulder was brought from El Cajon Pass through which the pathfinder came in 1826. Placed here A.D. 1924 by Ramona Parlor 109, Native Son…