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Summerland in Santa Barbara County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

To the Loyalty

 

— Summerland Veterans Memorial —

 
Veterans Memorial Flagpole Base image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 3, 2018
1. Veterans Memorial Flagpole Base
Inscription.  To the loyalty. Those who joined the colors from here served their country for the cause of Humanity and Liberty.

Horace H. Abbott • Roland Wilder • Leon W. Darling • Charles V. Olds • Ernest Olds • Carl W. Carpenter • Thos D. Dickerson • Daniel Arrowood • Raymond H. Sutton • W. Monroe Woods • Frank S. Coard • James A. Coard • Daniel Moyer • Raymond L. Hendrich • Rex G. Fisk • John J. Twitchell, Jr. • Leonard Twitchell • Winslow Bushnell • Paul Streller • Henry Wallace • B. Frank Miller • Alfred Huber • Harry Allen •Leroy Johnson

This monument was moved from its original site on Wallace Avenue on 24 September 1998 and rededicated on Veterans Day 11 November 1998.

Veterans Memorial Park was redesigned and restored in 1996-98 through the vision and continuing leadership of Barbara Godley and is maintained by the Summerland Beautiful Committee.

Summerland Memorial. This plaque is forever dedicated with gratitude to all those men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America in both peril and peace with sacrifice, devotion, and honor. Independence Day 1973.

This
Summerland Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 3, 2018
2. Summerland Memorial Park
flag flies in honor of the veterans listed below, thanks to generous donations by those who remember them: Eugene Miller (1923-2000). Presented through Summerland Beautiful. Stone donated by Chris Scott.

In loving memory of Guy E. Stook, March 25, 1960 – August 5, 2000. Those who have given of themselves to others, live forever within the hearts of those they have touched.
 
Erected 1918.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I.
 
Location. 34° 25.258′ N, 119° 35.906′ W. Marker is in Summerland, California, in Santa Barbara County. Memorial is on Lillie Avenue just east of Colville Street, on the right when traveling east. It is next to the Carpinteria Fire Station. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2352 Lillie Ave, Summerland CA 93067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Offshore Oil Production (approx. ¼ mile away); Heath Adobe (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Southern Pacific RR Roundhouse (approx. 4.4 miles away); La Carpinteria (approx. 4.8 miles away); La Viña Grande (approx. 4.8 miles away); “World’s Safest Beach” (approx. 4.8 miles away); a different marker also named La Carpinteria (approx. 4.9 miles away); Carpinteria’s Lima Bean History (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Summerland Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 3, 2018
3. Summerland Memorial Park
The Barbara Godley boulder and plaque is in the foreground. The Summerland Memorial boulder and plaque is to the right of the monument. To the left is the Eugene Miller boulder and plaque. Up on the flagpole base is the small plaque announcing the move to this location.
Guy E. Stook Plaque image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 3, 2018
4. Guy E. Stook Plaque
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 7, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   2, 3, 4. submitted on September 8, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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