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Stockton in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Firefighters Memorial

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
1. Firefighters Memorial Marker
Inscription. “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for another.”
John 15:13

This memorial is dedicated to honor all Stockton firefighters that gave their lives in the line of duty.
 
Erected 1998 by City of Stockton.
 
Location. 37° 57.415′ N, 121° 17.587′ W. Marker is in Stockton, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker can be reached from North Center Street. Touch for map. Marker and monument are located at the north end of Weber Point. Marker is in this post office area: Stockton CA 95202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. José Maria Morelos y Pavón (here, next to this marker); Stockton Women Veterans Tree (a few steps from this marker); We Shall Never Forget (a few steps from this marker); Chinese 1976 Bicentennial Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lindsay Point (about 400 feet away); Stockton Veterans Monument (about 400 feet away); Remember Pearl Harbor (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stockton.
 
Additional comments.
1. The Firefighters Memorial
Firefighters Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
2. Firefighters Memorial Marker

The monument is surrounded by "donor bricks" engraved with the names of donors. The names of firefighters who have lost their lives are engraved in bronze plaques and mounted on the monument.
    — Submitted February 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.

 
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Firefighters Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
3. Firefighters Memorial Monument
Firefighters Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 8, 2009
4. Firefighters Memorial Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,361 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 8, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   2, 3, 4. submitted on February 9, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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