Simon's Home

  • A firecracker landed on the roof of Simon's home in 1955 and it burned down.
  • The front facade and the chimney are all that remain of the small house.
The Chimney

  • The Chimney rises some 20 feet into the air.
  • It's just west of the Gazebo.
The Gazebo

  • Simon was an Evangelical Minister for a collection of Mexican-American Catholics who resided in or near Watts.
  • He preached here in the Gazebo.
  • Many people believed him to be of Latin descent.

  Simon's Entryway The North Wall