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Chico in Butte County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Chico World War I Memorial

 
 
Chico World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 8, 2010
1. Chico World War I Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
In Memory of Our
Honored Dead of
The World War

1917 – 1918

William H. Aitken • Wyatt L. Arbuckle • Edwin W. Boggs • Russell C. Doyle • Harry A. Elliott • Elbert P. Esmond • Edward N. Fairo • Nelson Coe • Aaron S. Harris • Hjalmr Helenius • Clyde D. Jenkins • Howard Linn • Jack H. Lucas • Raymond P. Lynn • William M. Marshall • James F. Morris • Fredrick Moyer • Hugh E. Overton • Frank Patocka • George H. Pearson • Edgar E. Roberts • Porter L. Sanders • Lee Shaw • Clinton D. Sturgess • Lee S. Stanley • Lawrence M. Tate • Fred J. Westlein • Lewis E. White • Claude O. Wilson
 
Erected 1938 by The American Legion.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World I. A significant historical year for this entry is 1917.
 
Location. 39° 43.846′ N, 121° 50.525′ W. Marker is in Chico, California, in Butte County. Marker is on Esplanade near West 1st Street. Marker is located at the Children's Playground park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Esplanade, Chico CA 95926, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Life and Times of John Bidwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Historic Home of Annie and John Bidwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rancho Del Arroyo Chico
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); General John and Annie K. Bidwell Gravesite (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chico Cemetery G.A.R. Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); United States Submarine Crews Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Chico Forestry Station and Nursery (approx. 2 miles away); Chico Elks Lodge No. 423 Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chico.
 
More about this memorial. The land for the Children's Playground Area was donated in 1911 to the City of Chico by Annie Bidwell for the use of children to run and play.
 
Chico World War I Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 8, 2010
2. Chico World War I Memorial Marker
Children's Playground image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, April 8, 2010
3. Children's Playground
Site of the World War I Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,372 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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