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Salinas in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Bataan Park

 
 
Bataan Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 18, 2013
1. Bataan Park Marker
Inscription.
This park is dedicated by
the City of Salinas
to the men who served with
Company C, 194th Tank Battalion,
California National Guard, during
World War II and were captured
on Bataan on April 9, 1942.
May time never tarnish the
memory of their sacrifice.

 
Erected by City of Salinas.
 
Location. 36° 40.667′ N, 121° 39.28′ W. Marker is in Salinas, California, in Monterey County. Marker is at the intersection of Monterey Street and East Market Street, on the left when traveling north on Monterey Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Monterey Street, Salinas CA 93901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Oldest Home in Salinas (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Southern Pacific Caboose # 726 (about 600 feet away); Baldwin Locomotive Class S – 10 Engine 1237 (about 700 feet away); The Salinas Railway Station (about 800 feet away); The Steinbeck House (approx. mile away); The Sargent House (approx. 0.3 miles away);
Bataan Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, February 18, 2013
2. Bataan Park Marker
Site of the First Salinas Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); Salinas Temporary Detention Center (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salinas.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 5, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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