HISTORIC SITES

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1. Ballast Point

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In 1542, while the Kumeyaay tribe waited on a beach at Ballast Point, Juan Cabrillo stepped ashore and claimed the land for Spain. In 1803, the “Battle of San Diego Bay” took place here, after Spanish Fort Guijarros fired on an American brig in a smuggling ...

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