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Walking Tour of El Pueblo Historical Monument - the Birthplace of LA

  • El Pueblo de Los Angeles 125 Paseo De La Plaza Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

Join us for a tour led by Las Angelitas del Pueblo volunteers and LACHS members Marilyn Lee Schneider and Don Sloper. We'll take an hour-long easy walk around El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument, the birthplace of the City of Los Angeles, where 44 settlers from New Spain (present-day Mexico) established a farming community under Spanish-colonial rule on September 4, 1781. Some of the sites we’ll visit are:

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El Pueblo boasts the greatest range of architectural styles found anywhere in Los Angeles in one place. The monument exists as a living testament to the diversity of Los Angeles, highlighting the earliest communities that contributed to the city's development.

After the tour we welcome you to stay and explore some of the interesting free museums and attractions on your own:



El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument
125 Paseo de la Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Exact meeting spot and parking information will be emailed to confirmed attendees.



Capacity is limited - Reservation Required! Membership status will be verified. 

If you are not a member yet, you can join the Los Angeles City Historical Society onlineIf you join during October-December 2017, your membership is valid for the rest of 2017 and all of 2018.

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