Modesto in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Paper Boy
Betty Saletta, Sculptor
For much of our community’s history, the young person who delivered The Modesto Bee to our homes has been an enduring symbol of initiative and pluck. The Paper Boy celebrates the timeless treasure of hope bestowed upon each generation by its youth. May our community always nurture the priceless gift of our children.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is October 12, 2004.
Location. 37° 38.589′ N, 120° 59.682′ W. Marker is in Modesto, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street and "I" Street, on the right when traveling south on 15th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 15th Street, Modesto CA 95354, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The McHenry Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat (approx. ¼ mile away); The Guns Are Silent (approx. ¼ mile away); Modesto War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Modesto War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Graffiti Cruise Route (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Modesto Arch (approx. 0.4 miles away); Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Modesto.
More about this marker. The Statue and marker are located at McClatchy Square, directly across the street from the McHenry Mansion.
Also see . . . Betty Saletta, Sculptor. The website of the sculptor of the Paper Boy. (Submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,157 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.