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Old Town San Diego

 
 
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By Michael Kindig, March 1, 2002
1. Old Town San Diego State Historic Park Marker
Inscription. Settled by pensioned soldiers from the presidio and their families, Old Town grew into a cluster of adobe houses and garden plots in the early 1800s. By 1835, "it was composed of about 40 dark brown looking huts." The Stars and Stripes were first raised over the plaza in 1846 by Marines from the U.S.S. "Cyane."
 
Erected 1969 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with Local Civic and Historical Organizations. (Marker Number 830.)
 
Location. 32° 45.318′ N, 117° 11.848′ W. Marker is in San Diego, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on Wallace Street near Calhoun Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4016 Wallace Street, San Diego CA 92110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Raising of U.S. Flag (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); La Casa de Estudillo (about 400 feet away); Juan Bandini (about 400 feet away); First San Diego Courthouse (about 400 feet away); Estudillo House
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By Michael Kindig, May 23, 2009
2. Old Town San Diego
(about 400 feet away); Casa de Carrillo (about 500 feet away); Mason Street School (about 600 feet away); Casa de Pedrorena de Altamirano (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Diego.
 
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By Michael Kindig, May 23, 2009
3. Old Town San Diego
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By Michael Kindig, May 23, 2009
4. Old Town San Diego
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By Michael Kindig, May 23, 2009
5. Old Town San Diego
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By Michael Kindig, May 23, 2009
6. Old Town San Diego
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By Michael Kindig, May 23, 2009
7. Old Town San Diego
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By Michael Kindig, May 23, 2009
8. Old Town San Diego
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By Michael Kindig, October 12, 2002
9. Old Town San Diego
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By Michael Kindig, August 4, 2007
10. Old Town San Diego
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 29, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 475 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 30, 2011, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on January 4, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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