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Ceres in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Ceres Volunteer Fire Department

 
 
Ceres Volunteer Fire Department Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
1. Ceres Volunteer Fire Department Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated to the
CERES VOLUNTEER
FIRE DEPARTMENT

Organized June 1, 1911
George W. Wood
First Chief

— Reorganized 1921—

Erected by the People of
Ceres 1940

 
Erected 1940 by The People of Ceres.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Heroes. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1911.
 
Location. 37° 35.442′ N, 120° 57.284′ W. Marker is in Ceres, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker can be reached from 3rd Street near El Camino Street. Marker is located at the Southern end of Whitmore Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ceres CA 95307, 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. Ceres War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Modesto War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Guns Are Silent (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named Modesto War Memorial (approx. 4.2 miles away); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat
Ceres Volunteer Fire Department image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
2. Ceres Volunteer Fire Department
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(approx. 4.2 miles away); Silent City (approx. 4.2 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 4.2 miles away); The Paper Boy (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  A Short History of Ceres, California. City website (Submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.) 
 
Additional keywords. Fire Fighter Monuments
 
Ceres Volunteer Fire Department Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
3. Ceres Volunteer Fire Department Monument
Whitmore Park image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
4. Whitmore Park
Location of the Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,433 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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