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Chiriaco Summit in Riverside County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Coachella Valley Recipients

Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients

 

—United States of America —

 
Coachella Valley Recipients Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2007
1. Coachella Valley Recipients Marker
Inscription.
“For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty..”

Colonel Mitchell Paige, U.S. Marine Corps, October 26, 1942 • Hospital Corpsman First Class Robert E. Bush, U.S. Navy, May 2, 1945 • Major General James Day, U.S. Marine Corps, May 14-17, 1945 • Colonel Lewis L. Millett, U.S. Army, February 7, 1951 • Captain William L. McGonagle, U.S. Navy, June 8-9, 1967.
 
Location. 33° 39.702′ N, 115° 43.356′ W. Marker is in Chiriaco Summit, California, in Riverside County. Marker is on Chiriaco Road. Touch for map. This marker is on the grounds of the General Patton Memorial Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 62510 Chiriaco Road, Indio CA 92201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. California-Arizona Maneuver Area (a few steps from this marker); The Desert Training Center (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Desert Training Center (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Desert Training Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Cannons (within shouting distance
General Patton Memorial Museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2007
2. General Patton Memorial Museum
of this marker); 33-barreled Organs (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scythed Chariots (about 300 feet away); Catapults (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chiriaco Summit.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World II
 
General Patton bust inside the museum image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 30, 2007
3. General Patton bust inside the museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 91 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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