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Battery John Barlow and Saxton

  • Also Known As: Battery Barlow Saxton

  • Address: Barlow Saxton Rd
  • Vicinity: Angels Gate Park, Historic Fort MacArthur Upper Reservation
  • Neighborhood of San Pedro in Los Angeles
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1915/04/01 Construction begins on Batteries John Barlow and Rufus Saxton.
1919/06/27 US Army Corps of Engineer Architect Batteries John Barlow and Rufus Saxton are completed.
1920/00/00 Watervliet Arsenal Manufacture Mortars Nos 30 to 37 (lost) are manufactured at the Watervliet Arsenal. Nos 29 to 36 (lost) are produced at Watertown Arsenal.
1943/00/00 Guns of Battery Barlow - Saxton are decommissioned in 1943 and later scrapped just after the end of WWII.

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Particulars for Battery John Barlow and Saxton:
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Engineering
Structure Type Fortification
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance Local
Area of Significance Military
Sight Category Structure

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 4th May 1982

Registry Name: Battery John Barlow and Saxton
Registry Address: Fort MacArthur
Registry Number: 82002200
Resource Type: Structure
Owner: Local
Architect: US Army Corps of Engineers
Architectural Style: No style listed
Area in Acres: 9
Contributing Structures: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: Local
Area of Significance: Engineering, Military
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Significant Year: 1915, 1945
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-Function: Fortification
Current Function: Vacant, not in use
Current Sub-Function:

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