Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Leonardo Cota and Jose Alipas
two of Andres Pico's officers,
Leonardo Cota and Jose Alipas,
planned their successful strategy
against the American forces
they battled at San Pasqual
on December 6, 1846
Location. 33° 18.538′ N, 117° 20.513′ W. Marker is in Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Vandegrift Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Pendleton CA 92055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Santa Margarita Ranch House Bell (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Margarita Ranch (about 400 feet away); El Camino Real Bell (approx. 4 miles away); Walled Garden (approx. 5.2 miles away); Mission San Luís Rey de Francia (approx. 5˝ miles away); Retreat Hell! (approx. 6.4 miles away); Boys of '45 (approx. 6.4 miles away); Las Flores Adobe (approx. 6.7 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker is on an active Marine Base. Procedures for arranging a visit if you do not have a Marine sponsor are at the following link: http://www.mccscp.com/baseaccess
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 3, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on May 4, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2018, by Col. James F. Jamison, USMC (Ret) of Coronado, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.