First Leash-Free Dog Beach in the USA - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Metro2
N 32° 45.260 W 117° 15.101
11S E 476423 N 3624080
Quick Description: This Dog Beach was established in 1972.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/21/2012 6:45:19 PM
Waymark Code: WME98G
This plaque is embedded in the pavement adjacent to the sands of Dog Beach..not far from the lifeguard station. It reads:
"THE ORIGINAL DOG BEACH
THE FIRST LEASH FREE BEACH IN THE UNITED STATES
A COMMUNITY ICON OF OCEAN BEACH
ESTABLISHED IN 1972
FORMALLY ADOPTED BY THE OCEAN BEACH TOWN COUNCIL
DOG BEACH IMPROVEMENT DEDICATED BY OBTC DOG BEACH COMMITTEE
WITH THANKS TO OUR PROJECT PARTNERS:
SAN DIEGO CITY COUNCIL - CITY OF SAN DIEGO PARK AND RECREATION DEPT.
COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS - ESTRADA LAND PLANNING - ROEL CONSTRUCTION
DOG BEACH DOG WASH - TIM REAMER - STONE IMAGERY
THE GOTTLIEB PORTER AND SILVERSTEIN FAMILIES
AND FAITHFUL DOG BEACH SUPPORTERS EVERYWHERE
DOG BEACH COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRS BARBARA AYERS, DAVE MARTIN
AND SURF BASSETT HOWDY DOODY"
Group that erected the marker: DOG BEACH COMMITTEE
URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]
Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Foot of Ocean Beach Bike path
San Diego, CA USA
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