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La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach

 
 
La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 10, 2016
1. La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach Marker
Inscription.
Cañon que pertenecio a las defensas del Puerto de Valparaiso año 1847 - Valparaiso 4.7.1976

English translation:
"Cannon that belonged to the defenses of the Port of Valparaiso in 1847 - Valparaiso July 4, 1976"

 
Erected 1976.
 
Location. 33° 45.819′ N, 118° 9.99′ W. Marker is in Long Beach, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker is on 18th Place, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located behind the barrier and to the left of the cannon in the Valparaiso Plaza. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 South 18th Place, Long Beach CA 90802, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. JAAN-2 Gun Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lone Sailor (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Esser House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Villa Riviera (approx. 0.9 miles away); Long Beach Unity Society of Practical Christianity Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Long Beach Skating Rink (approx. one mile away); Ranchos (approx. one mile away); The Lafayette Complex (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Long Beach.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-American
 
La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 10, 2016
2. La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach Marker
The marker is embedded in the concrete base on the left side of the cannon.
La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 10, 2016
3. La Ciudad de Valparaiso a La Ciudad de Long Beach Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 82 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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