Warrenton, Oregon: Oregon Shelled By The JapaneseA memorial slab in Fort Stevens State Park commemorates the ineffective shelling of the Fort in 1942 by a Japanese submarine.
- Jetty Rd, Warrenton, OR
- From Hwy 104/S. Main Ave. on the south side of Warrenton, turn west onto SW 9th St. Drive one mile. Turn right at the stop sign onto NW Ridge Rd. Drive two miles. Turn left onto Jetty Rd, into Fort Stevens State Park. Drive one mile. Turn left into the Battery Russell parking lot. The engraved stone memorial is at the south end of the Battery, nestled against the trees,
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Visitor Tips and News About Oregon Shelled By The Japanese
In addition to bombing Oregon, Japan also shelled Oregon. There is a large engraved stone memorial located at Battery Russell, Fort Stevens State Park, commemorating the event. It also addresses the wishes of both nations to always work toward an everlasting peace.[Roger C H, 12/15/2016]
Aside from this memorial, there's another memorial to the shelling nearby, at the site of the actual shell crater.