Dedicated September 2009On this site in 1900, Coronado Beach Company opened Tent City for vacationers on a budget. Until 1939, thousands of people from Southern California and beyond vacationed here between June and September, enjoying the fresh air, nightly concerts, dances, sports, and visits with old friends. Tent City also featured a large bath house, an open plunge with a sand bottom, and a restaurant. "Tent City News" provided information about daily activities, hours of Sunday church services, and news of visitors. The tents were semi-permanent with solid floors and canvas walls and ranged from family size to a small single. They were furnished with hand-me-downs from the Hotel del Coronado.
|Placed By||Coronado Historical Association, Hotel del Coronado, San Diego Historical Society|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 12th, 2018 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||11S E 483741 N 3615642|
|Decimal Degrees||32.67835000, -117.17341667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 40.701', W 117° 10.405'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 40' 42.06" N, 117° 10' 24.3" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||619, 858|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1825 Strand Way, Coronado CA 92118, US|
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