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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ45_gun-platform-no-1-1945_San-Diego-CA.html
The two larger mounts are 5-inch 51 calibre guns which were found on older battleships. This gun was designed to engage surface craft, especially swift torpedo boats that were too fast to be tracked and destroyed by a battleship's large main guns.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ3D_sylvester-pattie_San-Diego-CA.html
Leader of the first party of Americans into Alta California over southern trailsArrived at San Diego PresidioMarch 27, 1828An officer in the war of 1812Born in Kentucky August 25, 1782Died near this spot April 24, 1828First American buried in Cali…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ3A_junipero-serra-museum_San-Diego-CA.html
On this hill July 16, 1769, Padre Junipero Serra and the soldiers of Spain set the royal standard raised the cross and dedicated the Mission San Diego de Alcala
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ39_mormon-battalion_San-Diego-CA.html
No. 7Dedicatedin commemorationthe heroic sacrifice andhistory-making achievementsof theMormon Battalion"whose march over 2000 milesfrom Council Bluffs, Iowa to San Diegohelp to win California for the Unionand open a new road to the Pacificover des…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ38_the-500-volunteer-soldiers-of-the-mormon-battalion_San-Diego-CA.html
In the midst of preparations for their exodus to the Valley of the Great Salt Lake, the Mormon pioneers were asked by the United States government to enlist a battalion of 500 volunteers for service in the war with Mexico. These troops started fro…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ37_services-of-the-mormon-battalion_San-Diego-CA.html
The historic march of the Mormon Battalion — — More than 2000 miles through the wilderness — — was made in fulfillment of official U.S. orders. Brigham Young, Prophet - Leader of the Mormons, personally recruited these troo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMZ28_mercantile-building-1894_San-Diego-CA.html
The Mercantile Building is an extension of the Ingersoll-Tutton building to the north. This is evident in its matching architectural beauty. This structure housed several retail and service-oriented businesses, including A.M. Ingersoll's ice cream…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYY6_st-james-hotel-1912_San-Diego-CA.html
Now dwarfed by the city's modern skyscrapers, the ten-story St. James was once the tallest building in San Diego. In 1914, the San Diego Union extolled it as "first class in every respect, with excellent service." The hotel featured 146 rooms, a b…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYY5_william-heath-davis-house-1850_San-Diego-CA.html
The Davis house is the oldest surviving structure from San Diego's New Town. It is an example of a prefabricated, "salt-box" style home. Built on the East Coast, shipped around Cape Horn, and assembled in San Diego, The Davis House originally stoo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMYY4_point-loma_San-Diego-CA.html
[Marker #1]In commemoration of the early aviation pioneers that flew American designed and manufactured sailplanes in San Diego. These aviators are remembered by those who flew after them and the citizens of San Diego. John C. Barstow · …
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