AUGUST 20, 2011
125th Anniversary of 1886 Hurricane...
| The small squares visible in the above image are concrete
pads where soldiers in the Coast Artillery pitched their tents, (similar
to those in the above photo at the LaSalle Monument) when training at Indianola.
The pads extend along the beach toward Indian Point. Closeup of some below.|
| The 203rd Coast Artillery AA from Missouri (Motto: "Don't
Kick Our Dog") was one of several artillery batteries that trained
at Indianola in WWII. They were based at Camp Hulen near Palacios, Texas.|
Although the old city is gone, there
is still plenty to see!
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