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

POW/MIA

 
 
MIA / POW Marker image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa February 5, 2008
1. MIA / POW Marker
symbol and flag first used after Vietnam
Inscription.
In their honor and memory

 
Location. 38° 40.515′ N, 121° 23.41′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from Freedom Park Road west of Watt Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: McClellan CA 95652, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Base Headquarters (approx. 0.9 miles away); McClellan Air Force Base (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named McClellan Air Force Base (approx. 0.9 miles away); Walerga Assembly Center (approx. 2.2 miles away); First Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 2.9 miles away); Frank C. Freer (approx. 3 miles away); Dr. Alister MacKenzie (approx. 3 miles away); Michael “Mac” McDonagh (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sacramento.
 
More about this marker. The monument is located at Freedom Park next to the Aerospace Museum and close to the playground - picnic area.
 
Regarding POW/MIA. Remembering the 20,553 KIA, 2,500 MIA, and 587 POWs who fought in Vietnam through the 1960's.
 
Categories. War, Vietnam
 
Freedom Park image. Click for full size.
By S B, circa February 5, 2008
2. Freedom Park
McClellan Aerospace Museum image. Click for full size.
By S B, February 5, 2008
3. McClellan Aerospace Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by S B of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by S B of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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