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

Pioneer Monument

 
 
Pioneer Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 25, 2008
1. Pioneer Monument Marker
Inscription.  
This pioneer monument is dedicated to the people who brought civilization to Solano County – one of whom was Edwin Markham, the poet, who grew to manhood in this Lagoon Valley, rimmed by what he called his summer hills. Names of a few of the other pioneers are as follows:
[Column 1]
Juan Felipe Pena, Juan Manuel Vaca, Mason Wilson, William McDaniel, Lansing B. Mizner, Frank K. Buck, Dr. Robert Semple, William Gordon, Dr. Platon Vallejo, Justice Jos. McRenta, Elijan B. Silvet, E. H. Von Pfister, Comm. D.C. Farragut, Samuel Martin, J.R. Chadbourne, Nestora Pena, Rivera
[Column 2]
Francisco Solano, Capt. Robt. Waterman, Josiah Allison, Julia Allison, Willis Linn Jepson, J.B. Mayhood, F.E. Neitzel, William T. Lucky, Granville P. Swift, Mary Atkins, F.G. Jones, Arculus C. Hawkins, James C. Meir, Raleigh Barcar, Harry Hathaway, Millicent Hathaway
[Column 3]
John R. Wolfskill, Conception Arguello, Lansford Hastings, Josiah Wing, Hester A. Harbison, Luther J. Harbison, Frank McKevitt, John B. Frisbie, Joseph Bruning, Anna Elesa Seip, Dr. S.K. Nurse, Thomas Dickson, William J. Pleasants, E.R.
Pioneer Monument Marker (Back of Base) image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 25, 2008
2. Pioneer Monument Marker (Back of Base)
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Thurber, John Stilts, Senator B.F. Rush.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 38° 20.251′ N, 122° 0.915′ W. Marker is in Vacaville, California, in Solano County. Marker can be reached from Pena Adobe Road. Marker is located on the grounds of Pena Adobe Park. Take Pena Adobe Rd interchange on I-80, follow the signs on Pena Adobe Rd to Pena Adobe Park. Marker is located near the parking area at the Pena Adobe. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vacaville CA 95688, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peña Adobe Park (here, next to this marker); William Gordon Huff (here, next to this marker); Rancho Los Putos (a few steps from this marker); Unknown Pioneer Ranchers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Valley (approx. half a mile away); Uncle Burt's Tree (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Andrew Carnegie Public Library (approx. 1.9 miles away); Barcar Building (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vacaville.
 
Regarding Pioneer Monument. On this base there are two markers. Located on the front of the base is the Pena Adobe Park – City of Vacaville marker and mounted on the back of the base is this Pioneer Monument marker. Just north of this monument is the Rancho Los Putos (Pena Adobe)
Close Up of Artwork on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 25, 2008
3. Close Up of Artwork on Marker
Marker. (see Other Nearby Markers).
 
Additional keywords. California Mexican Land Grants
 
Close Up of Artwork on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, August 25, 2008
4. Close Up of Artwork on Marker
Edwin Markham, Poet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,477 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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