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Rio Vista in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Veterans of Foreign Wars

 
 
Rio Vista Veterans of Foreign Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 7, 2009
1. Rio Vista Veterans of Foreign Wars Marker
Inscription.
In memory of veterans
in the service of our
country who gave of their
lives that we might live free

30 May 1994
Rio Vista Post 11389
{Veterans' names on marker listed below:} Frank L. Kroutch, Cartland L. Lent, Louis L. Silva, John E. Gomez, Harold Jessee, William L. Peters, Bobby Weiss, Wilbur Hilderbrand, James Tuinstra, Oscar P. Cardoza, Daniel Caldeira, William C. Gomez, Alvie C. Wyatt, William H. Hechtman, and Adam G. Kinser.
 
Erected 1994 by Veterans of Foreign Wars Rio Vista Post 11389.
 
Location. 38° 9.298′ N, 121° 41.392′ W. Marker is in Rio Vista, California, in Solano County. Marker is on Main Street near North Front Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rio Vista CA 94571, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Humphrey the Humpback Whale (here, next to this marker); Pony Express River Steamer “New World” (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotel Del Rio and Casino (approx. 4.3 miles away); Isletonís Historic Old Town
Veterans of Foreign Wars and Humphrey the Humpback Whale Markers - Wide Shot image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 7, 2009
2. Veterans of Foreign Wars and Humphrey the Humpback Whale Markers - Wide Shot
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Bing Kong Tong Society Building (approx. 4.5 miles away); 66 Main Street (approx. 4.7 miles away); Birds Landing - Benjamin's Store (approx. 10 miles away); The Hump (approx. 10.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rio Vista.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is located just outside of the Rio Vista City Hall, where Main Street dead ends at the Sacramento River.
 
Categories. Military
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 922 times since then and 67 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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