Chapter

To Mount Wilson

in Los Angeles in the 1930s

Published by University of California Press

Published in print May 2011 | ISBN: 9780520268838
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520948860 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520268838.003.0024
To Mount Wilson

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This chapter takes a tour to Mount Wilson which takes the following route: South Pasadena–Pasadena–Flintridge–La Canada–Mount Wilson 27.9 m; Fair Oaks Ave., Atlanta St., Arroyo Dr., La Canada–Verdugo Rd., State 118, Foothill Blvd., Haskell St., Angeles Crest Highway, State 2, Mount Wilson Rd. Cutting through one of the most spectacular areas of the Angeles National Forest, this route winds to mile-high Mount Wilson, which, though chiefly known for its great 100-inch telescope and its many contributions to astronomical research, is also a year-round pleasure resort.

Keywords: South Pasadena; Pasadena; Flintridge; La Canada

Chapter.  3354 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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