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Fort Bragg in Mendocino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Major William F. Mullen Freedom Tree

 
 
Major William F. Mullen Freedom Tree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 21, 2020
1. Major William F. Mullen Freedom Tree Marker
Inscription.  
This Freedom Tree
is dedicated by the City of Fort Bragg to
Major William F. Mullen, MIA,
and all other permanently disabled, MIA and POW
veterans of the Vietnam Conflict
in gratitude for their sacrifices.

 
Erected by City of Fort Bragg.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 39° 26.737′ N, 123° 48.41′ W. Marker is in Fort Bragg, California, in Mendocino County. Memorial is on West Laurel Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 West Laurel Street, Fort Bragg CA 95437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charles Russell Johnson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Bragg (about 300 feet away); The Weller House (about 500 feet away); Fort Building (about 700 feet away); First Baptist Church Bell (about 700 feet away); Whirring Saws Silenced: A Pictorial History of the Mill Site (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dynamite Shack
Major William F. Mullen Freedom Tree image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, May 21, 2020
2. Major William F. Mullen Freedom Tree
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Our Past Through Our Trash (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Bragg.
 
More about this marker. The memorial is located next to the parking lot at the Skunk Train depot.
 
Also see . . .  POW/MIA William F. Mullen (missing-in-action.com). "On April 29, 1966, Capt. Mullen was sent on a combat mission near the Ban Karai Pass in Laos. When the time arrived that he should have returned, and he had not, the Marines began to try to find him. Bill Mullen was never found...." (Submitted on July 25, 2020.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 25, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 25, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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Jan. 21, 2021