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Crockett in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Crockett World War I Veterans Memorial

Memorial Hall

 
 
Crockett World War I Veterans Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 16, 2015
1. Crockett World War I Veterans Memorial Marker
Inscription.
(periods added to aid legibility)

In Loving Memory
of
the men of this community
who gave their lives
in the
1917 Great World War 1919

D. Crowley G.M. Lee W.E. Dunn O.A. Sweet M.H. Sievers F. Remaini B.L. Catelini G.W. Ross J.R. Carroll R.L. Dingman V.L. Dunn B.A. Secor

Dedicated by Crockett Post No33 American Legion

 
Erected by Crockett Post No. 33 American Legion.
 
Location. 38° 3.173′ N, 122° 12.578′ W. Marker is in Crockett, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of Pomona Street and Alexander Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Pomona Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crockett CA 94525, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Homestead (approx. 0.6 miles away); Anza Expedition of 1776 (approx. mile away); The Burlington Hotel (approx. 1 miles away); McNear Warehouse (approx. 1 miles away); Al Zampa Memorial Bridge (approx. 1 miles
Memorial Hall image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, December 16, 2015
2. Memorial Hall
Inscribed above the door is a quote by Woodrow Wilson, "There are no days on which we should be more patriotic than on other days."

The marker is visible here just inside the doorway.
away); Turner/Robertson Shipyard (approx. 1.8 miles away); Commodore Jones Point (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Pony Express Riders (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crockett.
 
Also see . . .  Memorial Hall. The Crockett Community Service District's page for Memorial Hall: "The Crockett Community Services District took ownership of the Word War I Memorial Hall in October 2009. The building known locally as the “Legion,” short for American Legion Hall, was dedicated in 1925 and has stood at the corner of Pomona and Alexander since.... (Submitted on December 17, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.) 
 
Categories. War, World I
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 17, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 17, 2015, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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