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Christiansen Memorial Plaza

"You Are Not Forgotten"

 
 
Christiansen Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2011
1. Christiansen Memorial Plaza Marker
Inscription.  
Dedicated in honor of
Barstow-Kennedy High School student,
Eugene F. Christiansen – US Army
Born February 16, 1949
M.I.A. February 6, 1969
Republic of Viet Nam
Barstow, California – 1990

 
Erected 1990 by City of Barstow.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam. A significant historical date for this entry is February 16, 1949.
 
Location. 34° 53.936′ N, 117° 1.478′ W. Marker is in Barstow, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is on East Main Street (Business Interstate 15) west of North 3rd Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 325 East Main Street, Barstow CA 92311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Calico Mountain Mines (here, next to this marker); Father Garces (within shouting distance of this marker); Jedediah Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); John Charles Fremont (within shouting distance of this marker); Mojave Runners (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Kit Carson (within shouting distance of this marker); General Steven Watts Kearny (within shouting distance of this marker); Amiel Weeks Whipple (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barstow.
 
Christiansen Memorial Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 16, 2011
2. Christiansen Memorial Plaza Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 601 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 15, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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