Temecula in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Patricia H. Birdsall
City Council Member & Mayor
Patricia H. Birdsall (Pat) was known for her genuine love for Temecula, and for her countless hours of volunteer service for the benefit of the entire Temecula Valley.
Prior to the city's incorporation in 1989, Pat served for many years as a board member and treasurer for the Temecula Town Association. Offering her expertise as a bookkeeper, she volunteered as Funds Control Chairman for numerous community fund raising events including the Great Temecula Tractor Race, the Annual Pumpkin Run, the Temecula Rod Run, the Temecula Valley Balloon and Wine Festival, and the PRCA Rodeo.
Pat was elected to the first Temecula City Council in December 1989. She served on the City Council for five years and was reappointed in July 1995, serving until November 1997. Pat was Temecula's mayor in 1992 and 1997. She was an active member on the League of California Cities Community Services Committee, and served on several National League of Cities committees. Pat represented the City of Temecula, testifying before two U.S. Congressional Committees.
Patricia H. Birdsall is commemorated as a gifted leader who left a legacy
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work • Government & Politics • Women. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1995.
Location. 33° 27.176′ N, 117° 5.729′ W. Marker is in Temecula, California, in Riverside County. Marker can be reached from Deer Hollow Way, 0.1 miles north of Pechanga Parkway (County Road 16), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 32380 Deer Hollow Way, Temecula CA 92592, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Oak (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Wolf Store (approx. 1.8 miles away); Treaty of Temecula (approx. 1.8 miles away); First National Bank (approx. 4.2 miles away); Heart o' the Hills (approx. 4.4 miles away); Mission San Antonio de Pala (approx. 6.2 miles away); La Asistencia de San Antonio de Pala (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dripping Springs Watering Hole (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Temecula.
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