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Downieville in Sierra County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Downieville Veterans Memorial

 
 
Downieville Veterans Memorial Marker - Center image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 26, 2011
1. Downieville Veterans Memorial Marker - Center
Inscription.
Center Marker:
In honor of our
members who have
served in the
Armed Forces of
their county

Downieville Parlor
No. 92
Native Sons of the
Golden West

Marker on left:
Dedicated to the many American soldiers who have loyally served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America
Lest We Forget

Marker on right:
POW – MIA
You are not forgotten

 
Erected by Native Sons of the Golden West, Downieville Parlor No. 92.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 39° 33.624′ N, 120° 49.706′ W. Marker is in Downieville, California, in Sierra County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 49) and Sunnyside Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Downieville CA 95936, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hirshfeldter Building (a few steps from this marker); Craycroft Building (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Charles Hotel
Downieville Veterans Memorial Marker - Left image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 27, 2011
2. Downieville Veterans Memorial Marker - Left
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Shooting of Thaddeus Purdy (within shouting distance of this marker); Mackerman & Company Building (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Juanita (within shouting distance of this marker); Downieville (within shouting distance of this marker); Henness Pass Road - Downieville (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Downieville.
 
Additional keywords. Veterans Memorial
 
Categories. Military
 
Downieville Veterans Memorial Marker - Right image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 27, 2011
3. Downieville Veterans Memorial Marker - Right
Bell Tower image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 27, 2011
4. Bell Tower
The markers are mounted on stone bases at the foot of the bell tower. The bell was cast in England in 1859 and was used to sound the fire alarm until it was replaced with a siren in the mid-1950's. The siren was used until the 1980's and now only announces the noon hour.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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