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Livermore in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Veteran's Memorial Building

Built 1931

 
 
Veteran's Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 5, 2009
1. Veteran's Memorial Building Marker
Inscription.  Donated to Alameda County by Livermore Post, American Legion
City of Livermore Historic Preservation Heritage Site
Dedicated July 1996
Operated by Livermore Area Recreation and Park District

 
Erected 1996 by City of Livermore.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1996.
 
Location. 37° 40.668′ N, 121° 46.186′ W. Marker is in Livermore, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of South L Street and 5th Street, on the right when traveling north on South L Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 522 South L Street, Livermore CA 94550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Meyers Home (within shouting distance of this marker); J.H. Wilson House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); W.A. Mitchell House (about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church Memorial Chapel (about 400 feet away); Julius Jacobs House (about 500 feet away); Zimmerman-Mourterot House
Veteran's Memorial Building (Constructed 1931) - Entrance View image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 5, 2009
2. Veteran's Memorial Building (Constructed 1931) - Entrance View
Note barely visible in the shadows, supported by three semi-columns, are busts of three men, likely representing the three branches of the armed forces as they existed at the time of the building's construction: the army, navy, and marines.
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(about 600 feet away); Taylor/Twohey House (about 700 feet away); Waggoner House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Livermore.
 
More about this marker. Marker is located to the right of the front entrance.
 
Veteran's Memorial Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 3, 2022
3. Veteran's Memorial Building Marker
A second marker around the corner a few feet away.
Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 3, 2022
4. Veterans Memorial
At the base of the flag pole
Flag pole image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 3, 2022
5. Flag pole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,490 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 9, 2009, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   3, 4, 5. submitted on April 25, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 27, 2022