Modesto in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Stanislaus County Sheriff
Dedicated May 8, 2002
E Clampus Vitus, Chapter No.58
Stanislaus County Peace Officers Assn.
Erected 2002 by E Clampus Vitus, Chapter No.58 and Stanislaus County Peace Officers Assoc.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Law Enforcement. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 8, 1811.
Location. 37° 38.902′ N, 120° 58.896′ W. Marker is in Modesto, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker can be reached from Scenic Drive. Marker and gravesite are located at the Modesto Pioneer Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 905 Scenic Drive, Modesto CA 95350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grand Army of the Republic (within shouting distance of this marker); Modesto Pioneer Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Silent CityThe McHenry Mansion (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Paper Boy (approx. 0.8 miles away); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat (approx. one mile away); Modesto War Memorial (approx. one mile away); The Guns Are Silent (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Modesto.
Also see . . . Gunfight at Stone Corral. An account of the activities of John Sontag and Chris Evans, the notorious train robbers of the San Joaquin Valley. Their activities led to the shooting of Deputy Sheriff Joseph McGinnes. (Submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,156 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.