San Diego in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
First registered Dec. 6, 1932. Plaque placed by the State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Squibob Chapter, E. Clampus Vitus.
Erected 1990 by State Department of Parks and Recreation, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs and Squibob Chapter E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 55.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included California Historical Landmark, the E Clampus Vitus, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
Location. 32° 41.328′ N, 117° 14.71′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker can be reached from Cabrillo Memorial Drive (State Highway 209), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Diego CA 92152, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of the Mormon Battalion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of the Heros of the Battle of San Pasqual (about 400 feet away); USS Hoel * USS S. B. Roberts * USS Johnston (approx. 0.3 miles away); USS Gambier Bay CVE 73 and Composite Squadron VC-10 (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Holy Mass Celebrated in California (approx. 0.3 miles away); Post Chapel, Building 213 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Moreton Bay Fig (approx. half a mile away); Buque Escuela Juan Sebastian de Elcano (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker, located in Escondido, California is at the site of the Battle of San Pasqual.
Also see . . .
1. Rosecrans National Cemetery. The Department of Veterans Affairs website highlights the historical burials at the cemetery, monuments and memorials, and notable persons interred at this site. (Submitted on November 20, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
2. Buried with Honor: Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery. (Submitted on November 20, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,536 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on April 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1. submitted on November 20, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 2. submitted on April 23, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. 3. submitted on April 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 20, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. 9. submitted on April 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.