Ripon in San Joaquin County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Ripon World War II Memorial
Ripon High School Students
KIA World War II
World War II Veterans
Erected by Ched K. Kolak and Betty Saletta.
Location. 37° 44.323′ N, 121° 7.588′ W. Marker is in Ripon, California, in San Joaquin County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Locust Avenue and West First Street. Touch for map. Marker and Sculpture are located at Veterans Park, across from the Veterans Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Ripon CA 95366, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Hope – 1846 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Paper Boy (approx. 9.8 miles away); The McHenry Mansion (approx. 9.8 miles away); Modesto War Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away); Modesto – Stanislaus County Seat The Guns Are Silent (approx. 9.8 miles away); a different marker also named Modesto War Memorial (approx. 9.8 miles away); Lathrop (approx. 9.9 miles away).
More about this marker. The Ripon Veterans Wall is located near the sculpture. On the wall are mounted names of Ripon residents that have served in the Armed Forces showing their branch of military and years of service. The Ripon Veterans Museum is also located at this site.
Also see . . . Modesto Bee Sept. 8, 2007, by Inga Miller. “Ripons Veterans Will Have a Museum All Their Own” (Submitted on June 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Military • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,665 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on June 1, 2009, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.