First United States Air Meet

First United States Air Meet (HMYEH)

Location: Whittier, CA 90220 Los Angeles County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 51.699', W 118° 14.098'

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About one half mile southeast of this spot, on Dominguez Hill in historic Rancho San Pedro, the first Air Meet in the United States was held during January 10-20, 1910. Subsequently, this area has evolved into one of the world's leading aviation-industrial centers.
Marker Number718
Year Placed1960
Placed ByCalifornia State Park Commission in cooperation with the City of Compton and the County of Los Angeles
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 385765 N 3747502
Decimal Degrees33.86165000, -118.23496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 51.699', W 118° 14.098'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 51' 41.94" N, 118° 14' 5.88" W
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Area Code(s)323, 310, 562
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18626 Wilmington Ave, Whittier CA 90220, US
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