Near Bradley in Monterey County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Camp Roberts Veterans Memorial
Location. 35° 47.716′ N, 120° 45.02′ W. Marker is near Bradley, California, in Monterey County. Marker is on New Mexico Avenue west of Arizona Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bradley CA 93426, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. De Anza Trek Reinactment (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Misión San Antonio de Padua (approx. 2½ miles away); Original Site Of San Miguel School (approx. 4.2 miles away); Elkhorn Saloon (approx. 4.3 miles away); Lt. Col. John C. Fremont (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mission Cemetery Mission Fields (approx. 4.6 miles away); Cross of El Camino Real (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bradley.
More about this marker. This marker is located at the Camp Roberts Historical Museum on the grounds of Camp Roberts.
Also see . . . History of Camp Roberts - Camp Roberts Historical Museum. Camp Roberts officially began its mission as one of the world’s largest training sites in March 1941. It featured the world’s largest parade field (the length of 14 football fields) and hosted an Infantry Replacement Training Center and a Field Artillery Replacement Training Center. 436,000 troops passed through an intensive 17-week training cycle. (Submitted on April 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 284 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.