Ripon in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Ripon World War II Memorial
Ripon High School Students
KIA World War II
World War II Veterans
Erected by Ched K. Kolak and Betty Saletta.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, World II.
Location. 37° 44.323′ N, 121° 7.588′ W. Marker is in Ripon, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Locust Avenue and West First Street. Marker and Sculpture are located at Veterans Park, across from the Veterans Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ripon CA 95366, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Hope 1846 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Estanislao's Stronghold Site of San Joaquin City (approx. 9 miles away); Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (approx. 9.7 miles away); The Modesto Arch (approx. 9.8 miles away); The Paper Boy (approx. 9.8 miles away); The McHenry Mansion (approx. 9.8 miles away); Modesto War Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ripon.
More about this memorial. The Ripon Veterans Wall is located near the sculpture. On the wall are mounted names of Ripon residents that have served in the Armed Forces showing their branch of military and years of service. The Ripon Veterans Museum is also located at this site.
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