Near Sacramento in Sacramento County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
McClellan Air Force Base
men and women
of McClellan AFB whose sacrifice, courage
and determination contributed
immeasurably to the
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
Location. 38° 39.773′ N, 121° 23.095′ W. Marker is near Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on Arnold Avenue north of Peacekeeper Way, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in a small park area bordered on the north by McClellan Mall and on the south by Mitchell Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3404 McClellan Mall, McClellan CA 95652, 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. A different marker also named McClellan Air Force Base (here, next to this marker); Base Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); POW/MIA (approx. 0.9 miles away); Walerga Assembly CenterFirst Transcontinental Railroad (approx. 2.2 miles away); Frank C. Freer (approx. 2.3 miles away); Dr. Alister MacKenzie (approx. 2.3 miles away); Michael “Mac” McDonagh (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
More about this marker. Flanked on either side are photos and information on the history of the base. See "Nearby Marker" McClellan Air Force Base.
Regarding McClellan Air Force Base. The area is preserved on the National Register of Historic Places for it's early military style architecture.
The Air Force Base was closed in 2001.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2012, by S B of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 16, 2012, by S B of Sacramento, California. 2, 3. submitted on July 6, 2012. 4. submitted on February 16, 2012, by S B of Sacramento, California. 5. submitted on July 6, 2012. 6. submitted on February 17, 2012, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 7. submitted on July 7, 2012. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.