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Modesto in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Guns Are Silent

 
 
The Guns Are Silent Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, May 3, 2022
1. The Guns Are Silent Marker
Inscription.  
[Upper Plaque]
Honoring those who served, those who fought, and those who gave the last full measure of devotion to us, their families, and their Country. Their sacrifice is priceless, there courage supreme, and their devotion eternal.
May We Always Be Worthy
World War I
World War I
1917 - 1918
World War II
1941 - 1945
Korean War
1950 - 1955
Vietnam War
1964 - 1975
Persian Gulf War
1990 - 1991
Expedition Forces All

July 4, 1991
[Lower Plaque]
The American Legion
Modesto Post No.74
In Peace as in War
We Serve
Dedicated March 7, 1932

 
Erected 1932 by Modesto Post No. 74 - Re-dedicated July 4, 1991.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. A significant historical date for this entry is March 7, 1862.
 
Location. 37° 38.425′ N, 120° 59.861′ W. Marker is in Modesto, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is on "I" Street. Marker and Monument are located on the grounds of the Stanislaus County
The Guns are Silent Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
2. The Guns are Silent Memorial
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Offices. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1100 "I" 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. Modesto War Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Modesto War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat (a few steps from this marker); Historic Graffiti Cruise Route (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Modesto Arch (approx. 0.2 miles away); Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Depot (approx. Ό mile away); The Paper Boy (approx. Ό mile away); The McHenry Mansion (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Modesto.
 
Additional keywords. War Memorials
 
The Guns Are Silent Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
3. The Guns Are Silent Memorial
The Guns are Silent Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
4. The Guns are Silent Memorial
Rear View
The Guns are Silent Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
5. The Guns are Silent Memorial
American Legion Dedication below the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, May 3, 2022
6. American Legion Dedication below the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2011, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 8, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   6. submitted on May 8, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California.

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May. 26, 2022