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

In Memory of All American Veterans

 
 
In Memory of All American Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By S B
1. In Memory of All American Veterans Marker
Inscription. This memorial honors all American veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal – to valiantly protect our country’s freedom.

The memories of these American veterans will continue to live on whenever and wherever democracy exists.

The American veteran – forever a symbol of heroism, sacrifice, loyalty and freedom.
 
Erected by Center Township Post 6158 – Veterans of Foreign Wars.
 
Location. 38° 39.018′ N, 121° 13.294′ W. Marker is in Fair Oaks, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Kruitof Way east of Hazel Avenue, on the right. Click for map. The monument is located on the grounds of the VFW hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8990 Kruitof Way, Fair Oaks CA 95628, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. We Will Not Forget... (here, next to this marker); Path of Honor (a few steps from this marker); Heroes in the Sky (approx. one mile away); The Treasured American River (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Coloma Road (approx. 1.1 miles away);
In Memory of All American Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
2. In Memory of All American Veterans Marker
Natomas Consolidated of California (approx. 2.1 miles away); Rancho Rio de los Americanos (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Young Wo Memorial Site (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fair Oaks.
 
Categories. Military
 
Opposite Side of the In Memory of All American Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
3. Opposite Side of the In Memory of All American Veterans Monument
Viewing the Approach to the In Memory of All American Veterans Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
4. Viewing the Approach to the In Memory of All American Veterans Monument
Plaques Mounted at the Base of the Flag Pole image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
5. Plaques Mounted at the Base of the Flag Pole
Upper Plaque:
Another
Orangevale
Lions Project

Lower Plaque:
In Memory of
Elmer Prechtel
President 1975-75
Plaque Mounted on the Monument - Behind the Flag Pole image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
6. Plaque Mounted on the Monument - Behind the Flag Pole
Our Flag
"For those who fought for it, freedom has a price. The protected will never know."
Donor Brick Wall image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
7. Donor Brick Wall
This is one of several donor walls located near the monument.
Example of Sponsorship Pavers image. Click for full size.
By S B
8. Example of Sponsorship Pavers
Pearl Harbor Survivors, River City Chapter 6

The Pearl Harbor Survivors Association disbanded in Dec. 2011. It was a national organization. The River City Chapter at one time had over 150 members.
View of Monument from The Path of Honor image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 5, 2012
9. View of Monument from The Path of Honor
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by S B of Sacramento, California.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   8. submitted on , by S B of Sacramento, California.   9. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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