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Location DB > United States > Washington > Port Townsend > Fort Worden - Battery Kinzie
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Fort Worden - Battery Kinzie
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 Database Info
created by EX9 on 11/3/2007 5:24 AM
last modified by EX9 on 11/3/2007 6:25 AM
 Viewability
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 Overview
 Description
One two/three floor structure. There are tons of entrances into this large concrete and rusted steel battery. It's sitting overlooking a bluff right on the water. Take some pictures and enjoy some laid back exploration. Head down to the beach for a nice picnic perhaps?

I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS AT NIGHT. The Park Rangers may not like that however.
 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Active
Accessibility: Easy
Recommendation: check it out if you're nearby
 Physical Information
Address
200 Battery Way
Port Townsend, Washington
United States
Owner: Washington State / Federal Government
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  •  Hazards
  • rust
  • flooding
  •  Interesting Features
    This is a very safe site, open to the public. Great for a quick UE. There is a small amount of flooding (inches at most) from the occasional heavy rain storm. Some doors are welded shut to make it safe for general public. I DID notice some small crevices that a thinner explorer might make into an interesting run OR just a really long pitfall to death.

    You will most likely not be alone inside the fortification seeing as how this is an open state park frequented by out of state campers. There is also a 24 hour Park Ranger station that has rangers patrolling at fairly regular intervals. WATCH YOUR SPEED if you drive in - GREAT place to get a ticket for going over 10mph
     Security Measures
  • 24 hour guard
  • welded doors
  •  Historical Dates
    Built: 1897
    Closed: 1953
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  •  Recommended Equipment
    Rope, you could find some places to climb down.. gloves or towelettes if you're a clean freak. Sandels if you cruise down to the beach :-)
     History
    "Fort Worden, along with the heavy batteries of Fort Flagler and Fort Casey, once guarded nautical entrance to Puget Sound. These posts, established in the late 1890s, became the first line of a fortification system designed to prevent a hostile fleet from reaching such targets as the Bremerton Naval Yard and the cities of Seattle, Tacoma and Everett. Construction began in 1897 and continued in one form or another until the fort was closed in 1953. The property was purchased as a state park in 1955. Fort Worden is named after Rear Admiral John L. Worden" Quoted from http://www.parks.w...orden/history.aspx
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     Photo Galleries
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    EX9's Trip(s) 1
    Sat, Nov 3rd, 2007
    posted by EX9
    8 pictures
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    Day trip
    Fri, Jan 1st, 2010
    posted by jokeplayer
    13 pictures


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Mike Dijital on 9/30/2014 9:35 PM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Sep 30 14 at 21:35, Mike Dijital validated this location
  • on Sep 28 14 at 17:22, 11023517141 deleted 10 pictures from gallery May 2014
  • on Sep 28 14 at 17:18, 11023517141 added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Sep 28 14 at 17:16, 11023517141 created a new gallery
  • on Feb 7 10 at 4:34, Steed validated this location
  • on Feb 6 10 at 23:08, jokeplayer added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 6 10 at 23:08, jokeplayer added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 6 10 at 23:07, jokeplayer updated gallery Day trip
  • on Feb 6 10 at 23:01, jokeplayer created a new gallery
  • on Nov 4 07 at 1:50, Emperor Wang validated this location
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    You must log in for this feature to work.Definitely bring a flashlight!!RealLiveHobbit03007/1/2015 5:05 PM by RealLiveHobbit
    You must log in for this feature to work.What an amazing spot!organboi04982/19/2013 4:35 PM by organboi
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