Mission Wells

Mission Wells (HM22I4)

Location: Los Angeles, CA 91342 Los Angeles County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 17.534', W 118° 27.24'

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Inscription
Settling Basin built by San Fernando Mission
Indians about 1800.
Mission water supply came from these wells.
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Good condition.

Mar 13, 2018 at 11:08pm PDT by craig baker

Details
HM NumberHM22I4
Additional InformationThe Mission Wells today provide water to residents of Los Angeles, and for security reasons there is no public access. 200 years ago, water flowed to the surface naturally, there were no wells. The San Fernando Mission was located nearby because of this water supply.
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Tags
Historical Period19th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeHistoric Structure
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed1966
Placed ByNative Daughters of the Golden West
Marker Condition
7 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Friday, November 3rd, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
Directions InformationMarker is in Sylmar, California, in Los Angeles County, at the intersection of Havana Avenue and Bleeker Street, at 12299 Havana Avenue, Sylmar CA 91342. Marker is not accessible because this water facility is not open to the public. It can be seen at a distance through a fence.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 366182 N 3795515
Decimal Degrees34.29223333, -118.45400000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 17.534', W 118° 27.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 17' 32.0400" N, 118° 27' 14.4000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)818, 323
Can be seen from road?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12298 Havana Ave, Los Angeles CA 91342, US
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