Folsom in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Folsom Veterans Memorial
The Flag Court pays homage to all those who have served or are serving in the various branches of the military.
The large Granite Rock bears the names of those Folsom residents that have paid the ultimate sacrifice while preserving our freedom.
The Eagle represents the pride, honor and protection of our country’s flag and values.</br>
A young scout dog handler beckons to his dog across the court yard. His right hand gestures symbolically to the names of the fallen in recognition of the dangers and sacrifice of military duty.
The grieving female draws attention to the sorrow that war can bring.
The large bronze books provide a visual connection to the George Murry Library Building. The book titles pay respect to those that serve and to those that have fallen.
”All gave some and some gave all.”
Erected 2007 by The City of Folsom,
Location. 38° 40.848′ N, 121° 9.965′ W. Marker is in Folsom, California, in Sacramento County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Natoma Street and Stafford Street. Marker and Memorial are located in the Folsom City-Lions Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Folsom CA 95630, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Folsom Institute (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Folsom Hydroelectric Plant (approx. 0.6 miles away); J. Clifton Toney (approx. 0.6 miles away); New Uses on the Rail Yard (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ashland Station (approx. 0.7 miles away); Folsom Pony Express Terminus (approx. ¾ mile away); Folsom History Museum (approx. ¾ mile away); Wells Fargo and Company (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Folsom.
1. Folsom Veterans Memorial
The names Duchow and Wales appear on street signs not far from this location. The City of Folsom has honored them and some other veterans by blue street signs with a star in front.
— Submitted February 16, 2012, by S B of Sacramento, California.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 25, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,039 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18. submitted on January 25, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.