Planning a visit to Los Angeles? Learn about this city’s history by visiting historic Olvera Street. Here’s a little bit of what you’ll learn:
1. LA wasn’t always Los Angeles. It was called El Pueblo de Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles. Translation: The Village of Our Lady, the Queen of the Angels
2. Los Angeles was the first Spanish civilian settlement in Southern California.
3. LA first served as a resting place for the Spanish king’s troops.
4. Avila Adobe, the oldest house in Los Angeles, was built in 1818.
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