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

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By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
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Inscription. Fort McDowell’s North Garrison was built in 1942 on the area below following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. North Garrison included several barracks, a 1600-man mess hall, an infirmary, a guard house, and a post exchange. It also included the former Immigration Station buildings, some of which functioned as a prisoner of war processing center during WW II. Most of the buildings were demolished in 1973.
 
Location. 37° 52.072′ N, 122° 25.46′ W. Marker is near Tiburon, California, in Marin County. Marker is on Perimeter Road, on the right. 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. Honoring the Contributions of Chinese Immigrants (approx. 0.2 miles away); Treating the Troops (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bowling and Dollars (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shipping Out and Coming Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ministering to all Faiths (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort McDowell’s General Store (approx. 0.4 miles away); Guarding the Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); 600 Bunkmates (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tiburon.
 
More about this marker. Angel Island State Park is accessed by ferry from Tiburon
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By Barry Swackhamer, October 3, 2013
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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. MilitaryWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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