Stockton in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for another.”
This memorial is dedicated to honor all Stockton firefighters that gave their lives in the line of duty.
Erected 1998 by City of Stockton.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Charity & Public Work.
Location. 37° 57.415′ N, 121° 17.587′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker can be reached from North Center Street. Marker and monument are located at the north end of Weber Point. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton CA 95202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Maria Morelos y Pavón (here, next to this marker); Stockton Women Veterans Tree (a few steps from this marker); We Shall Never Forget (a few steps from this marker); Chinese 1976 Bicentennial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lindsay Point (about 400 feet away); Stockton Veterans Monument (about 400 feet away); Remember Pearl Harbor (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
1. The Firefighters Memorial
The monument is surrounded by "donor bricks" engraved with the names of donors. The names of firefighters who have lost their lives are engraved in bronze plaques and mounted on the monument.
— Submitted February 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
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