In the spring of 2004, Harry Jarnagan applied to the State of California for permission to erect a monument in proximity to the original home of the Wilson family at 3701 West 119th street, Hawthorne, CA. The location was approved and the state declared the site "California Registered Historical Landmark No. 1041". The historic landmark project was then approved by the City of Hawthorne.
The monument is located in the City of Hawthorne, between the Hawthorne Airport and the 105 Freeway. Get off the San Diego (405) Freeway on the El Segundo Blvd exit, then take El Segundo Blvd east (about a mile and a half) to Prairie Avenue. Turn left (north) on Prairie, and go 4 1/2 blocks to 119th Street and turn right (east) on 119th. The monument is just two short blocks away, but 119th moves a bit to the left (north) when it passes Doty Ave., so remember to hang left on Doty to reconnect with 119th street a few yards to the north. The monument will be on your left (north) side, next to the freeway fence.
Del Aire Farmers Market
EVERY SATURDAY 9am - 1pm (rain or shine) Address: Parking Lot of the Da Vinci Charter School 13500 Aviation Blvd. Hawthorne, CA 9025
Featuring over 12,000 square feet of textured climbing terrain, two massive-free-standing bouldering areas, lead climbing, crack climbs,a huge training section, and the same world-class setting that Hangar 18 has made itself so well-known for, Hangar 18 South Bay L.A. (formerly Beach City Rock) is hands-down the best indoor climbing in the greater Los Angeles area. With a wide variety of custom party packages, classes, and the most inexpensive membership prices of any gym in the region, Hangar 18 is a fantastic place for anything from a fun afternoon of climbing to a unique and unforgettable birthday party, and a great place to get a fantastic workout as well. So head on over to Hangar 18 and experience an adventure that you won't soon forget.
Hawthorne Historical Museum (currently undergoing rennovation)
Address: Occupying a portion of the former Hawthorne Police Station 4440 West 126th st Hawthorne, CA 90250
After 90 years of cityhood, the City of Good Neighbors will have a museum in which to display its colorful past. The site will soon display photos and memorabilia from such former Hawthorne residents like Marilyn Monroe, the Beach Boys, Jack Northrop, Jim Thorpe, and Sonny Bono. In addition, Mattel, Northrop Aircraft, the Cock-a-too Inn and SpaceX all will be highlighted for their roles in Hawthorne's past and present.
Hawthorne Municipal Pool
Address: 12501 Inglewood Ave. (North of El Segundo Blvd.) Phone: (310) 970-7228
The Hawthorne Pool is equipped with both men and women's locker rooms, heated showers, and private changing rooms. There are 2 pools located inside the facility: lap pool, and a baby pool. Both pools are heated to 80 degrees F. Join us and keep cool year round. For more information click on the following link: aquatics
Eucalyptus Skate Park Address: 12100 Inglewood Ave, Hawthorne, CA
The Hawthorne Skate Park’s hours are Monday thru Friday 3pm-9pm and 9am-9pm on weekends.
The skatepark is approx. 15,000 square feet. It's an all concrete park . It’s free and you must have a Helmet, Knee Pads and Elbow Pads if you want to ride there as well as following their guideline rules which they have posted outside the skatepark.So whenever you’re in the Southbay and have kids or teenagers that want to skate at a supervised skatepark, you can let them have fun while you relax or workout at the nearby Eucalyptus Park in Hawthorne.
Star Helicopter Tours
Address: 3670 W 120th St, Hawthorne, CA located at the Hawthorne Municipal Airport Phone: 310 355 1959