Vallejo in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
24 Pounder from the USS Independence
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-American • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 38° 5.895′ N, 122° 16.245′ W. Marker is in Vallejo, California, in Solano County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Street and Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 8th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vallejo CA 94592, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. USS Hartford 10 Inch Dahlgren Smooth Bore Cannon (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Marine Division Memorial (a few steps from this marker); German Marder and Torpedo (within shouting H.B.M. Centurian Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); A Large Carved Eagle (Wood) (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Peter's Chapel (approx. ¼ mile away); Mansion Gallery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Vallejo As State Capital (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vallejo.
More about this marker. The marker is located under a tree on the eastern edge of Alden Park within the former Mare Island Naval Shipyard.
Also see . . . USS Independence (1814) (Wikipedia). (Submitted on July 25, 2020.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 40 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.