The mouth of the Columbia River, as it flows into the Pacific Ocean, has been claimed to be discovered ‘for the first time’ by many explorers.
Jello walked me around – her nose to the ground – my camera in hand.
Battery 246 was intended to form a “triangle of fire” with similar batteries at Fort Canby in Ilwaco, and Fort Stevens near Astoria. After the end of WWII, they were declared surplus. What once was high tech, is old tech – History!
Wooden barracks, guest houses, and officer’s quarters are painted and tidy. Some buildings are available as vacation rentals too.
View of the Megler-Astoria bridge.
Thanks to Patti, for this opportunity to highlight more of the history and natural beauty of the Long Beach Peninsula, WA – USA