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CHL No. 523 San Diego Barracks - San Diego


NO. 523 SAN DIEGO BARRACKS - New San Diego was established as a quartermaster depot by Captain Nathaniel Lyon, 2nd U.S. Infantry, in 1850-51 to supply military establishments in Southern California. The name of the post was changed from New San Diego to San Diego Barracks by General Orders No. 2, Military Division of the Pacific, San Francisco, April 5, 1879. San Diego Barracks continued to operate as a subpost of Fort Rosecrans until abandoned December 15, 1921.


Courtyard on the North Side of Harbor Dr between Pacific Highway and Kettner Bl in San Diego.
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CHL #523 San Diego Barracks Marker