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Oakland in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Oakland War Memorial

 
 
Oakland War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
1. Oakland War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory of the heroes of the
Civil War, Spanish War and the
World War who gave their lives
that liberty shall not perish
June 14, 1920

 
Erected 1920 by Women & Girl Workers of ’61 & ‘65.
 
Location. 37° 47.972′ N, 122° 15.736′ W. Marker is in Oakland, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Fallon Street south of Lake Merreitt Boulevard, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. This marker is located in front of the Alameda County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1200 Fallon Street, Oakland CA 94612, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alameda County Courthouses (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Oakland’s Chinatowns (approx. 0.3 miles away); Asian Resource Center (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of College of California (approx. half a mile away); Latham Memorial Fountain Unveiled (approx. 0.6 miles away); 1946 General Strike (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oakland Rails (approx. 0.6 miles away); C. L. Dellums (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakland.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World I
 
Oakland War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, March 27, 2014
2. Oakland War Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on April 8, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2014, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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