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  • English Camp Visitor Contact Station on Winter Schedule

    The English Camp visitor contact station in the Royal Marine Barracks is closed for the season, starting September 2. Grounds are open daily from dawn to 11 p.m.

  • American Camp Visitor Center on Winter Schedule

    The American Camp visitor center is open 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from September 2 to June 6, 2015. Grounds remain open daily from dawn to 11 p.m. Telephone 360-378-2240, ext. 2227 or 2226 for information. More »

Panoramas

English Camp
English Camp Parade Ground As Seen From The Fromal Garden
Joshua Boles
 

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American Camp

 
American Camp Parade Ground

American Camp Parade Ground

American Camp Parade Ground (JPEG Image)

Perhaps the most iconic symbol of the joint military occupation at American Camp is the white picket fence that encloses the parade ground. The 10 square-acre site was home to as many as 100 U.S. Army soldiers and more than 20 buildings. Today, only the original officers' quarters and a replica flag pole remain.

To experience the parade ground from the porch of the officer quarters click here.

 
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Atop The Redoubt

The Redoubt (text block)

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Jakle's Lagoon

Jakle's Lagoon

Jakle's Lagoon (text block)

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English Camp
 
Parade Ground

English Camp Parade Ground

English Camp Parade Ground (text block)

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Block House

Block House

Block House (text block)

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Formal Garden

Formal Garden At English Camp

Formal Garden (text block)

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Did You Know?

Belle Vue Sheep Farm in 1859

Belle Vue Sheep Farm, founded in 1853 on San Juan Island, was a classic HBC sheep station with two rows of tidy log houses, heavy-duty fencing for sheep pens and an English-style, double-bay barn. Its establishment created tensions that nearly brought war with the United States. More...