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Redlands in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

William McKinley

 
 
William McKinley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 5, 2018
1. William McKinley Marker
Inscription.  

Patriot - Statesman - Martyr

As President of the United States he visited this city on the eighth day of May - 1901 - and the freedom of the state was here tendered him by the Governor of California.

As a tribute to the man and a record of the event this memorial was erected by the citizens of Redlands.

Second panel:

Unveiled May 7, 1903, on occasion of the visit of Theodore Roosevelt, President of the U.S. Dedicated Memorial Day under auspices of Bear Valley Post 162, G.A.R.
 
Erected 1901 by citizens of Redlands.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPatriots & Patriotism.
 
Location. 34° 3.225′ N, 117° 11.041′ W. Marker is in Redlands, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on Eureka Street south of Vine Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Redlands CA 92373, 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. Lincoln Memorial Shrine (within shouting distance of this marker);
William McKinley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 5, 2018
2. William McKinley Marker
A.K. Smiley Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Creek Zanja (approx. one mile away); Kimberly Crest (approx. 1.2 miles away); Site of First Lugonia, Now Redlands, District School (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Mill Creek Zanja (approx. 1.9 miles away); Guachama Rancheria (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Greenspot Market (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redlands.
 
William McKinley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 5, 2018
3. William McKinley Marker
The A.K. Smiley Public Library is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 29 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 23, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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