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San Luis Obispo in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tank

the “Patton”

 
 
M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2010
1. M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tank Marker
Inscription.
In service with the U.S. Army and U.S. Marines
1960 to 1991

Weight 58 tons Crew of 4

Main Weapon 105mm Rifled Gun

This tank is dedicated to all veterans of
San Luis Obispo County who have served
our country.

San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors
K. H. Katcho Achadjian, Chairman, District 4
Jerry Lenthall, Vice Chairman, District 3
Shirley Bianchi, District 2
James R. Patterson, District 5

Duane Leib, SLO County General Service Director

Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum
Museum Director, Harry Hoover

 
Erected 2006 by County of San Luis Obispo and Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum.
 
Location. 35° 17.325′ N, 120° 39.134′ W. Marker is in San Luis Obispo, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on Palm Street west of Monterey Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Central Coast Veterans Memorial Building and Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Grand Avenue, San Luis Obispo CA 93401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Motel Inn (approx. 0.3 miles away); San Luis Obispo Creek
M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tank and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2010
2. M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tank and Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Dallidet Adobe (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Ramona Hotel Depot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of First County Court House (approx. 0.7 miles away); General John C. Fremont (approx. 0.7 miles away); J. P. Andrews Building (approx. 0.7 miles away); San Luis Obispo Sesquicentennial (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in San Luis Obispo.
 
Also see . . .  The Central Coast Veterans Memorial Museum. Honoring the men and women veterans of the Marine Corps, Army, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Merchant Marines by displaying the artifacts they brought back to remember their service to our country...not to glorify conflict, but to make future generations aware that our way of life does not come without sacrifice.
World War I, World War II, Korea, Vietnam, The Cold War, Gulf War, Iraq War all on display (Submitted on November 28, 2010.) 
 
Categories. Military
 
M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tank image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2010
3. M60A3 (TTS) Main Battle Tank
Location of the Marker and "Patton" Tank image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, November 26, 2010
4. Location of the Marker and "Patton" Tank
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,115 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 28, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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