Angeles National Forest

California State Historic Landmark 717

Plaque exists. Site exists. Landmark location.

Plaque Photo:

#717 The Angeles National Forest
This was the first National Forest in the state of California, second in the United States, created by proclamation, December 20, 1892, by president Benjamin Harrison.
The first name given to the forest was "San Gabriel Timberland Reserve." It was changed to "San Gabriel National Forest," March 4, 1907, and then "Angeles National Forest," July 1, 1908.

Site Photo:



San Gabriel Mountains, Clear Creek Vista Point, Hwy 2 (PM 32.8), 8.3 mi N of I-210, La Canada.

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