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Battle of San Diego Bay – 2019
March 24 @ 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Dear Members and Friends,
On behalf of the Board of Directors of the House of Spain, Casa de España, (HOS/CDE) in San Diego, we invite you to the join us in celebrating the 216th anniversary of the Battle of San Diego Bay. The celebration will be held at Naval Base Point Loma (NBPL), at the foot of Rosecrans Street, on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at 11:30 a.m. The celebration is a joint activity of the HOS/CDE and the NBPL command.
The ceremony will start at 12:00 noon with the raising of the 1803 flags of the United States and Spain, and playing of the National Anthems of both countries. Captain Brien W. Dickson, Commanding Officer, NBPL will raise the 1803 flag of the United States of America, and a representative of Spain will raise the Spanish flag. A brunch at the NBPL Ocean View Terrace restaurant overlooking the entrance into San Diego Bay has been arranged following the flag raising ceremony. The cost of the brunch is $25.00 plus tip, and a cash bar will be available. The House of Spain, Casa de España, in San Diego, and the Naval Base Point Loma command will greatly appreciate your joining us in this celebration.
If you plan to attend, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and guest names that will accompany you. Your name(s) will be included in the guest list provided to the security personnel at the base entry gate.
Philip L. Hinshaw
Treasurer HOS/CDE in San Diego