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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Santa Maria, California

 
Clickable Map of Santa Barbara County, California and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Santa Barbara County, CA (119) Kern County, CA (309) San Luis Obispo County, CA (89) Ventura County, CA (109)  SantaBarbaraCounty(119) Santa Barbara County (119)  KernCounty(309) Kern County (309)  SanLuisObispoCounty(89) San Luis Obispo County (89)  VenturaCounty(109) Ventura County (109)
Location of Santa Maria, California
    Santa Barbara County (119)
    Kern County (309)
    San Luis Obispo County (89)
    Ventura County (109)
 
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1California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — 877 — Chapel of San Ramon
This redwood frame chapel, erected in 1875 by Frederick and Ramona Foxen Wickenden for area residents, illustrates the transition between the architecture of the old missions and the frame churches of the later American settlers. It is a unique . . . Map (db m50560) HM
2California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — City Water Works - Historical Landmark
Site of Santa Maria's first water works. Purchased from Reuben Hart in 1916 and serving the City of Santa Maria until June 1966.Map (db m161394) HM
3California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — 10 — Historical Site of the First Masonic Temple in the County of Santa Barbara
On this site September 28, 1905 representatives of the Masonic Grand Lodge of California convened to place the cornerstone of the first Masonic temple in Santa Barbara County. Among those famous representatives present were Edward H. Hart, acting . . . Map (db m162353) HM
4California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — In Memory of William Alvin Newton
In memory of William Alvin Newton Father, Husband and Firefighter On April 25, 1970, on this site, Firefighter Newton made the ultimate sacrifice to the community, giving his life fighting the Bradley Hotel fire. Fireman's . . . Map (db m162079) HM
5California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — IOOF TempleIndependent Order of Odd Fellows
Built in 1906 by Santa Maria Lodge 302 W.A. Haslam & Company, Inc. original tenant Business founded October 9, 1889Map (db m162077) HM
6California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — John Edward Smith Memorial
. . . Map (db m161501) WM
7California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — John Long House
The Long House was built in 1885 by John and Annie Long. John operated a blacksmith shop in Santa Maria until 1920. After John and Annie died, their children, Sadie Elizabeth and Charles, and their descendants lived in the house until 1960. The . . . Map (db m161398) HM
8California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Original Masonic Cornerstone of Carnegie Library
The original Masonic cornerstone was dedicated October 1908 by Dr. W.T. Lucas, past Grand Master of Masons in California and the officers of Santa Maria's Hesperian Lodge #264, E.&A.M. A $10,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie financed Santa . . . Map (db m161711) HM
9California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — 4 — Reuben Hart Residence
Santa Maria's oldest home built circa 1877 on the northeast corner of Broadway and Church Street for pioneers Reuben and Harriet Hart. Moved to this site and restored by the Santa Maria Valley Historical Society. (Council and Committee . . . Map (db m161696) HM
10California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — 11 — Santa Maria Cemetery District
This burial ground contains the remains of many of Santa Maria's pioneer families. Completed in 1881 the I.O.O.F. and F&A.M. cemetery replaced the city's original Thornburg-Jones cemetery established in 1872. Removal of all remains to the new . . . Map (db m161402) HM
11California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria Libraries
A $10,000 grant from Andrew Carnegie financed Santa Maria's first public library in 1908. The Ladies Literary Society, now the Minerva Club, began the effort with letters to the steel magnate in 1901, and later enlisted the City Council's help. . . . Map (db m162068) HM
12California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria Valley Cold War Veterans Memorial
In honor of Cold War Veterans who served our nation from 1946-1991. They maintained our defense and readiness during times of extreme world tension. They often put their lives in peril for the good of our country. Our nation's peace . . . Map (db m161504) WM
13California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria Valley Korean War Memorial
In honor of the Santa Maria Valley veterans who gave their lives for our country during the Korean War Aguirre, Richard C. Age 22 - U.S. Marine Corps Epp, William George Age 21 - U.S. Marine Corps Kelley, Robert G. Age 21 - U.S. . . . Map (db m161488) WM
14California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria Valley Vietnam Veterans Memorial
In honor of the Santa Maria Area veterans listed as casualties during the Vietnam conflict May we learn from them, honor them, and remember them Cariveau, William Joseph · 21 U.S. Marines Carrasco, Arthuro · 22 U.S.Army Castillo, . . . Map (db m161690) WM
15California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria Valley War on Terrorism Memorial
In honor of the Santa Maria Valley veterans who gave their lives during the War on Terrorism. Gerardo Chavez US Army · 5-15-02 · 18 Years Old Joseph J. Heredia US Marines · 11-20-04 · 22 Years Old Joseph Menusa US Marines . . . Map (db m162024) WM
16California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria Valley World War I Memorial
In honor of the Santa Maria Valley veterans who gave their lives during the First World War Adamoli, Matteo · 09/27/1918 Badasci, Soren · 01/31/1918 Braden, Marshall · 08/11/1918 Burrel, Frank · 10/30/1918 Greely, Franklin · 07/11/1917 . . . Map (db m161502) WM
17California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria Valley World War II Memorial
In honor of the World War II veterans from the Santa Maria Valley who gave their lives for the ideals of freedom * We will never forget their sacrifice * Louis Araujo · Charles Baird Jr. · Glen R. Baker · Ellery Bush · Leonard . . . Map (db m161491) WM
18California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Santa Maria's Oldest Building
This 100 foot brick building was built in the heart of downtown Santa Maria by Edward (1842-1921) and Catherine (1848-1930) Wineman in 1903. The Winemans settled in Nipomo in 1879 bringing with them a sheep business later the enterprise expanded . . . Map (db m161389) HM
19California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Site of the Pacific Coast Railway Depot
This plaque marks the site of the Pacific Coast Railway Depot. The railroad, constructed with Chinese labor, arrived in Santa Maria April 22, 1882 coincidental with the first edition of the Santa Maria Times and the name change crom Central City . . . Map (db m161384) HM
20California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — The American Woman Veteran
In Honor Of The American Woman Veteran * * * * * * The Santa Maria Valley Community extends its gratitude and appreciation to all women who have served in the armed forces to preserve America's freedomMap (db m161484) WM
21California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — 6 — The Santa Maria Inn
The world famous "Inn of Distincton” was built by Frank J. McCoy on May 16, 1917, the doors were opened with 24 rooms and baths. Designed to appeal to weary Coast Highway travelers, it offered homey comfortable accommodations, good food and . . . Map (db m161444) HM
22California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — Vandenberg Air Force Base 30th Space Wing Memorial
A grateful community and nation recognizes and honors the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg Air Force Base and the men and women who have dedicated their lives to serve and protect our great nation and the freedoms we enjoy Map (db m161506) WM
23California (Santa Barbara County), Santa Maria — 9 — Veterans' Memorial Cultural Center and Park
On November 17, 1930, Santa Barbara County acquired these 5½ acres for $6200 as a site for construction and operation of a veterans memorial building and park. This resulted from a campaign by the Corporal Marshall N. Braden Post No. 56 of the . . . Map (db m161420) HM
 
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