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Stanislaus County World War I Memorial, Modesto, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 37° 38.427 W 120° 59.858
10S E 676666 N 4167809
Quick Description: This monument honors those who lost their lives in two wars: World War I and World War II.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2011 7:36:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMAH65
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 3

Long Description:
Located on lawn of one of the buildings owned by Stanislaus County, there is a display of a cannon, a sensory garden, and a statue of the individual for whom the county is named, plus 2 tall monuments for the Korean, Gulf, Vietnam and World Wars.

In addition to listing the names of those who perished in the service of their country, are engraved sentiments that represent the gratitude our country extends for this sacrifice on our behalf.

"This silent tribute to the fallen heroes of Stanislaus County who gave their lives for family and country that Freedom and Peace may endure. they bravely fought not for fame or glory but for Libery and Right. We treasure their memory and honor their deeds, for they belong to use for eternity. Their names shall not be forgotten."

"Who Kept the faith
and fought the fight."

"Honor We treasure them in memory
Of Our countrys sacrifice."

"Their Country asked for thir life
and their life they gave."

"They fought for liberty and right
They died in freedoms cause."

"In Love, in grief, in pride
We yield our sons."
Private or Public Monument?: Government

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Citizens of Stanislaus County

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: North America

Physical Address of Monument:
1100 I St
Modesto, CA USA

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Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: Not listed

Website for this Monument: Not listed

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