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Near Tiburon in Marin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Play Games

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
1. Play Games Marker
Inscription. If you listen carefully, you can hear the crack of a bat and soldiers cheering as a Fort McDowell “Indian” rounds third base and heads for home – Cole Field. The ball park was home to the men’s baseball team, the “Indians,” and the women’s softball team, the” McDowell Stowaways.” The games provided soldiers, who were waiting to be shipped overseas, an entertaining recreational break from World War II.
 
Location. 37° 51.618′ N, 122° 25.297′ W. Marker is near Tiburon, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Perimeter Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belvedere Tiburon CA 94920, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 600 Bunkmates (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Guarding the Post (about 800 feet away); Fort McDowell’s General Store (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ministering to all Faiths (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shipping Out and Coming Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bowling and Dollars (approx. 0.2 miles away); Treating the Troops (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cold War Defense (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tiburon.
 
Regarding Play Games. Angel
Play Games Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
2. Play Games Marker
Island State Park is accessed by ferry from Tiburon or San Francisco. Perimeter Road is a 5 mile, mostly paved, walking/bicycle path that goes around Angel Island. This marker is located at Fort McDowell.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesMilitarySports
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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