#0718 Site of the Initial United States Air Meet


#0718 Site of the Initial United States Air Meet

Site information:

Wilmington Ave, S of Charles Willard St, Carson

Nothing remains of this site, as far as I know.


Plaque information:

State plaque

Plaque text:

First United States Air Meet

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.

Plaque placed by the California State Park Commission in cooperation with the City of Compton and the County of Los Angeles, January 10, 1960.

Registered 12/2/1959