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Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Eternal Flame

 
 
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By Denise Boose, February 16, 2012
1. Eternal Flame Memorial
Inscription.  
We salute
All Veterans
Who Lie In
God's
Quiet Garden
or Beneath His
Murmuring Waves

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military.
 
Location. 35° 21.878′ N, 118° 59.715′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is on East Potomac Avenue, on the left when traveling east. The monument is located at the Union Cemetery, just to the left of the main office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 730 East Potomac Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Don José Jesús (J. J.) Lopez (within shouting distance of this marker); Captain Elisha Stephens (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pablo Galtes - Union Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Kern River Flour Mills (approx. one mile away); Site of Baker's Field (approx. 1.1 miles away); Last Home of Alexis Godey (approx. 1.2 miles away); First Baptist Church
Eternal Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 16, 2012
2. Eternal Flame Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Kern County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
Eternal Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 16, 2012
3. Eternal Flame Marker
This memorial dedicated November 11, 1958
To the memory of deceased Veterans of all
Wars by the combined Veterans Organizations,
Their Auxiliaries, and friends
Eternal Flame Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 16, 2012
4. Eternal Flame Marker
This Eternal Flame is Re-Dedicated
May 25, 2009
To The Memory of Deceased Veterans
Of All Wars
The Combined Veterans Organizations
Their Auxiliaries, BHSAFJROTC and Friends
Eternal Flame image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, February 16, 2012
5. Eternal Flame
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 611 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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