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1929 Map Charts Historic Events That Formed Los Angeles

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The history of Los Angeles isn't confined to just the land we now know as our city or county, of course. To illustrate that concept, this 1929 map shows events that shaped California and led to the creation of Los Angeles. Posted by the Big Map Blog, who also offer a link for a download to a full version so you can explore it on your own, the map was drawn by Gerald A. Eddy, and was made for children.

We've isolated a few sections for you to check out. You might want to bookmark this post the next time your relative in another city or state tries the old tired argument that L.A. is a young, history-less city.