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

Gonzales Veterans Memorial

 
 
World War II Gonzales Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2013
1. World War II Gonzales Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Panel 1
Dedicated to
The Men and Women
Of this Community
Who served
In the Armed Forces
Of the United States
World War II
Erected in Gratitude
By
The Community
1946
Panel 2:
Dedicated to
The Men and Women
Of this Community
Who served
In the Armed Forces
Of the United States
Korean War
Erected in Gratitude
By
American Legion Post 81
2009

(There are also similar plaques for the veterans of World War I and Vietnam by American Legion Post 81.)

 
Erected 1946 by American Legion Post 81.
 
Location. 36° 30.571′ N, 121° 26.617′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on 5th Street near Center Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The monument is located near the center of Central Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 323 5th Street, Gonzales CA 93926, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gonzales (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Mustard Seed Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away);
Korean War Gonzales Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2013
2. Korean War Gonzales Veterans Memorial Marker
The Stag Saloon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Railroad Station Site (approx. 8.6 miles away); Cesar Chavez Park (approx. 8.6 miles away); Mission Nuestra Señora Dolorosísima de la Soledad (approx. 8.7 miles away); The De Anza Expedition in Soledad (approx. 8.7 miles away); El Camino Real Bell (approx. 8.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gonzales.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Gonzales Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 20, 2013
3. Gonzales Veterans Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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