Fort Stockton

Fort Stockton (HM7LO)

Location: San Diego, CA 92103 San Diego County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 45.563', W 117° 11.519'

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Fortified briefly by Carlos Carrillo in 1838. This site became Fort Dupont (July -November 1846) after American forces took Old Town during the Mexican War. Retaken and held briefly by the Californios, it fell once more to the Americans, who renamed it Fort Stockton and used it as campaign headquarters for ending the Californio Revolt in early 1847. The Morman Battalion stayed here later that year. The post was abandoned on September 25, 1848.
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HM NumberHM7LO
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Marker Number54
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the San Diego City Department of Parks and Recreation and Squibob Chapter, E. Clampus Vitus, August 3, 1991
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 5:51am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 482017 N 3624628
Decimal Degrees32.75938333, -117.19198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 45.563', W 117° 11.519'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 45' 33.78" N, 117° 11' 31.14" W
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Area Code(s)619, 858, 760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4461 Taylor St, San Diego CA 92103, US
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