• Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Design: Luther Bailey

    Port Chicago Naval Magazine

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    Port Chicago Naval Magazine NM is currently open from August 4th - 19th, 2014. For tours, reservations are required at least one week in advance.

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Did You Know?

Port Chicago National Memorial

Port Chicago National Memorial is not only a tribute to the 320 men who died in the WWII explosion, but it became the touchstone for desegrgation in the military.