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  1. The Mormons abandoned area and the fort in 1858. California Volunteer Union troops occupied the post during the U.S. Civil War and renamed it Fort Baker after Colonel Edward D. Baker, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry, who was killed 21 Oct 1861 at the battle of Ball's Bluff. The post was abandoned as a fortification in 1867.

  2. FORT BAKER Proposed Plan EIS Purpose of the Proposed Action 1-1 1.0 PURPOSE AND NEED FOR ACTION 1.1 NEED FOR THE PROPOSED ACTION Fort Baker is a site of historic, natural, recreational and aesthetic importance at the heart of the park. Portions of the site currently under the jurisdiction of the NPS as well as those soon to be transferred

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  4. The Alpine Dam loop (featuring the 7 Itch-Bays). This is the clockwise direction. 44.8 miles Climbing = 3603 ft. STARTING LOCATION: Fort Baker in the Discovery Museum parking lot. Fort Baker is just under the Golden Gate and has access off Alexander Ave (the road from Highway one to Sausalito).

  5. The Fort at No. 4 in Charlestown, a recreation of the original mid-18th century fort along the Connecticut River, is significant for its role as an open-air museum established during New Hampshire’s early preservation efforts. Buildings date back as far as 1960 and the complex is based on a 1746 map of the original fort.

  6. The fountain was constructed in 1885 with a dual purpose: it was a feature of the Round Knob Hotel, and a tribute to the approximately 120 men who died building the railroad through this particularly treacherous stretch of land, that culminates with the crossing of the Eastern Continental Divide through the Swannanoa Tunnel.

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  7. Aug 07, 2009 · The British-owned Hudson's Bay Company opened Fort Vancouver on the future site of the City of Vancouver in March 1825, but this was not its first venture on the great river. In 1821, the company had absorbed its fur-trading rival, the North West Company, and acquired all the latter’s Pacific Northwest trading posts.

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