Modesto in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Paper Boy
Betty Saletta, Sculptor
For much of our community’s history, the young person who delivered The Modesto Bee to our homes has been an enduring symbol of initiative and pluck. The paper boy celebrates the timeless treasure of hope bestowed upon each generation by its youth. May our community always nurture the priceless gift of our children.
Location. 37° 38.589′ N, 120° 59.682′ W. Marker is in Modesto, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is at the intersection of 15th Street and "I" Street, on the right when traveling south on 15th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 15th Street, Modesto CA 95354, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The McHenry Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat (approx. ¼ mile away); The Guns Are Silent (approx. ¼ mile away); Modesto War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Modesto War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Silent City (approx. ¾ mile away); Modesto Pioneer Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); Grand Army of the Republic (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Modesto.
More about this marker. The Statue and marker are located at McClatchy Square, directly across the street from the McHenry Mansion.
Also see . . . Betty Saletta, Sculptor. The website of the sculptor of the Paper Boy. (Submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 974 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 31, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.