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Shelter Cove in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Mario Machi

 
 
Mario Machi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 28, 2007
1. Mario Machi Marker
Inscription. 1914–1998. A founder of Shelter Cove with brothers Tony and Babe Machi. A ready smile, a friendly wave, a faraway look waiting for his fishermen to return—we’re thankful we’ve known this gentle man.

A hero in war. Survivor of the Bataan Death March and over three years of brutal captivity in World War II. Bronze Star • Service to Others

A Hero in Peace. Courageous ocean rescues • respected teacher, author, historian.

The spirit of Shelter Cove.

 
Location. 40° 1.377′ N, 124° 4.138′ W. Marker is in Shelter Cove, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Machi Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitethorn CA 95589, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saving Lighthouse History (within shouting distance of this marker); Cape Mendocino Lighthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Built to Last (about 300 feet away); In Memory of Our Shipmates (about 300 feet away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Shelter Cove. (Submitted on May 30, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Bataan Death March. (Submitted on May 30, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
Mario Machi Marker, statue and nearby plaque image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 28, 2007
2. Mario Machi Marker, statue and nearby plaque

3. Mario Machi. (Submitted on May 30, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyHeroesNotable PersonsWar, World II
 
Mario Machi Statue image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 28, 2007
3. Mario Machi Statue
Plaque near the marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 28, 2007
4. Plaque near the marker
With gratitude to all United States Veterans
Shelter Cove Pioneers
1991
Mario Machi image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, April 28, 2007
5. Mario Machi
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,855 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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