Redwood City in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Sequoia Veterans Memorial
The emblem of Sequoia High School is displayed in the center.
Sequoia High School students who gave their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces: ]
Kenneth Eugene Quinn ∙ Ted Gerald Sweeting ∙ Manfred Louis Zentil ∙ Joseph John Reginato ∙ Paul Iber Mariani ∙ Donn Ramon Austin, Jr. ∙ James Lindsay Wilson ∙ John Thomas Alcock ∙ Andrew Ramirez ∙ Henry Armada ∙ David George Callis ∙ Edward Charles Kane ∙ Richard Carroll Thorn ∙ Deverl Harmon Johnson ∙ Pherron Raymond Muchmore ∙ Frank Quinn ∙ Wilbert Michael Webster ∙ Eugene E. O’Sullivan ∙ John Adolph Rosek ∙ Charles J. Peri ∙ Carl Isaksen ∙ Alan MacDonald Sturdy ∙ John William Knight ∙ Dale Arnold Yateman ∙ John J. Preader, Jr. ∙ John Albert Wilson ∙ Julian
Erected 2005 by Created by Dee Rowan Eva and her husband, Richard Eva, both from the Class of 1961, and the Sequoia High School Alumni Association.
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 37° 29.166′ N, 122° 14.245′ W. Marker is in Redwood City, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Brewster Avenue and Broadway Street. Marker is located on the Sequoia High School Campus across from Carrington Hall, near the flagpole and is visible from the street at the intersection of Brewster Avenue and Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City CA 94062, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Carrington Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tradition of Sequoia’s Class Plaques (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A. C. Argo (about 500 feet away); Redwood City Woman’s Club (about 600 feet away); Al Terremere (approx. 0.2 miles away); Redwood City Arch (approx. ¼ mile away); Soledad O. de Arguello (approx. ¼ mile away); California Square (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Redwood City.
More about this memorial. There is parking on the street as well as a small parking area inside the gate to Sequoia High School. The monument is lit at night and there is a timer switch on the light stand to the left of the path where visitors can turn on the pathway lights during their visit.
Regarding Sequoia Veterans Memorial. The Sequoia Veterans Memorial honors all Sequoia High School students who died while serving in the military. It features 108 names of Sequoia students from World War I through current conflicts.
The monument was the brainchild of Dee Rowan Eva and her husband, Richard Eva, both from the Class of 1961, with the assistance of the Sequoia High School Alumni Association and the cooperation of the Sequoia Union High School District, Sequoia High School administration, teachers, staff. Donations were received from numerous Sequoia alums, the Redwood City Civic Cultural Commission and several civic and cultural groups who contributed so that the memorial could be built. Engraved bricks, engraved concrete benches and trees with bronze plaques are still being sold. For information about the monument,
Also see . . . The Sequoia Veterans Memorial. (Submitted on January 6, 2010.)
1. Flag Presentation
Major Kim Sweeting McArthur, USAF, whose father Ted Sweeting, (second name on the monument) was a pilot during the Vietnam War and was shot down. He was rescued the next day and sent to Holland to recover from his injuries. During his recovery, he and his co-pilot flew to Germany for a short trip and on the way back, 15 miles away from the air base in Holland, their plane crashed and he was killed in the accident. Major McArthur participated in the flag presentation as a tribute to her father, and the flag was presented to her in his memory.
— Submitted January 6, 2010.
Additional keywords. Veterans Memorials - All Wars
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 5, 2010, by Dee Eva of Redwood City, California. This page has been viewed 4,218 times since then and 187 times this year. Last updated on January 6, 2010, by Dee Eva of Redwood City, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 5, 2010, by Dee Eva of Redwood City, California. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on January 6, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.