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Rio Vista in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Veterans of Foreign Wars

 
 
Rio Vista Veterans of Foreign Wars Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 7, 2009
1. Rio Vista Veterans of Foreign Wars Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of veterans
in the service of our
country who gave of their
lives that we might live free

30 May 1994
Rio Vista Post 11389
{Veterans' names on marker listed below:} Frank L. Kroutch, Cartland L. Lent, Louis L. Silva, John E. Gomez, Harold Jessee, William L. Peters, Bobby Weiss, Wilbur Hilderbrand, James Tuinstra, Oscar P. Cardoza, Daniel Caldeira, William C. Gomez, Alvie C. Wyatt, William H. Hechtman, and Adam G. Kinser.
 
Erected 1994 by Veterans of Foreign Wars Rio Vista Post 11389.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is May 30, 1994.
 
Location. 38° 9.298′ N, 121° 41.392′ W. Marker is in Rio Vista, California, in Solano County. Marker is on Main Street near North Front Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rio Vista CA 94571, 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. Humphrey the Humpback Whale (here, next to this marker); Pony Express River Steamer “New World” (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Rio Vista Waterfront Warehouses (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Monitor (approx. 3.1 miles away); The Explosion of the Yosemite (approx. 3.2 miles away); After the Gold Rush (approx. 3.2 miles away); Isleton’s Historic Old Town (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bing Kong Tong Society Building (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rio Vista.
 
More about this marker. The Marker is located just outside of the Rio Vista City Hall, where Main Street dead ends at the Sacramento River.
 
Veterans of Foreign Wars and Humphrey the Humpback Whale Markers - Wide Shot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 7, 2009
2. Veterans of Foreign Wars and Humphrey the Humpback Whale Markers - Wide Shot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 1,116 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 19, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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