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Stanislaus County Nonspecific War 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 individuals from Stanislaus County who lost their lives in the service of their country and in the listed wars.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/15/2011 7:53:11 PM
Waymark Code: WMAH6B
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 2

Long Description:
?Located on lawn of one of the buildings owned by Stanislaus County, there is also 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 waymark honors those who lost their lives in World War II and Vietnam (other waymarks are published for the other wars.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War I World War II Korea Vietnam Gulf


In Honor Of: The fallen heroes of Stanislaus County who gave their lives for family and country.

Marker Text:
"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 Liberty 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."


Who Put it Here?: The citizens of Stanislaus County

Description of Memorial:
This memorial is situated in the grounds of one of the buildings that are owned by Stanislaus County (the county clerk offices). In addition to this monument, there is a static cannon, a statue of the individual for whom Stanislaus County is named, a sensory garden, several dedicated trees, and several benches.


Date of dedication: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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It is suggested you please include something about your visit here, as well.
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