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Fort Bragg is a city in Mendocino County on the North Coast of California.

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  1. A California Historical Landmark, Fort Bragg was founded prior to the American Civil War as a military garrison rather than a fortification.
  2. The last remaining building of the Fort Bragg military post is located at 430 North Franklin Street. It may have been the Quartermaster's storehouse and commissary or surgeon's quarters or hospital.
  3. In the early 20th century, Fort Bragg residents threw their household garbage over cliffs owned by the Union Lumber Company onto what is now Glass Beach, discarding glass, appliances, and even vehicles.
  4. Several major movies have been filmed at and around Fort Bragg, including The Majestic, Racing with the Moon, The Russians Are Coming, and Overboard.

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