Battery Ashburn - San Diego, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 32° 40.645 W 117° 14.616
11S E 477161 N 3615552
Quick Description: A WWII defense bunker and fallout shelter in former Fort Rosecrans near Cabrillo National Monument. Officially called Battery 126.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2018 12:48:40 PM
Waymark Code: WMXYYC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Geojeepsters
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Long Description:
Taken from the website, "Battery 126 (1942-1948) - A World War II era Battery built in 1942 as a reinforced concrete Coast Artillery Battery on Fort Rosecrans, San Diego County, California. Construction began 12 Jun 1942 and was completed 16 Mar 1944. The Battery was turned over for service 19 Oct 1944 at a cost of $1,323,912.38. Renamed Battery Ashburn in G.O. 69, 22 Dec 1942, after Major General Thomas Quinn Ashburn, USA. Declared surplus in May 1948."
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Admission Fee: Free

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