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Templeton in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

In Memoriam

World War Two
1941 - 1945

 
 
In Memoriam Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
1. In Memoriam Marker
Inscription.
*Fred Barger
Charles Eddy
Elmer Hagerman
Barry Luther
Peter Pesenti
*Charles Vaca
*David Vaca
*Killed in Action
*Norman Hoover

 
Location. 35° 32.965′ N, 120° 42.446′ W. Marker is in Templeton, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on Crocker Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. The marker sits in front of the cannon in the middle of the southeast side of the park, between 5th and 6th Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Templeton CA 93465, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Templeton Carriage Works (about 600 feet away); Museum Property / Horstman House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bethel Lutheran Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carlton Hotel (approx. 4.7 miles away); Chumash and Salinan Nations Village Site (approx. 4.7 miles away); Atascadero Administration Building (approx. 4.7 miles away); Sunken Gardens (approx. 4.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Templeton.
 
Regarding In Memoriam. The marker does not elaborate but I assume that the men listed were sons of Templeton. Norman Hoover's name
Cannon Muzzle image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
2. Cannon Muzzle
No. 32 8430 lbs. C.P.K.
Fort Pitt PA. 1863
was added after the plaque was finished.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Pioneer Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
3. Pioneer Memorial
This memorial
dedicated in honor of
the early pioneers
of Templeton
Erected 1952
32 Pounder image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
4. 32 Pounder
The 32 pounder cannon and the two monuments
Don Colvig Memorial Band Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
5. Don Colvig Memorial Band Stand Marker
American Legion Post 220 American Legion Auxiliary Presbyterian Church Assembly of God Church Templeton High School Templeton Women's Civic Club Templeton Lions Club Templeton Boosters Club Bicentennial Project
Dedicated July 4, 1976
Plaque Donated by Chapel of the Roses
Second Band Stand Plaque image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
6. Second Band Stand Plaque
In appreciation of Eagle Scout Jeffrey Andrew Landon for his leadership in the restoration of the Don Colvig Memorial Bandstand. Eagle Project completed February 2002
San Luis Obispo County Parks
Templeton Park image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
7. Templeton Park
The WWII memorial marker (r), Pioneer Memorial (l), cannon and bandstand can all be seen in their relative orientations.
Templeton Park image. Click for full size.
By James King, July 3, 2013
8. Templeton Park
Viewed from the SE corner, the monuments and cannon are visible at the right.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 318 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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