Veterans Memorial, Folsom, California, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
N 38° 40.849 W 121° 09.967
10S E 659515 N 4282953
Quick Description: Beautiful Bronze and Granite memorial dedicated to Folsom, Sacramento County, California, residents who served or gave their lives in service of our country.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 8/27/2008 6:15:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM4HP7
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 47

Long Description:
The Folsom Veterans Memorial honors those brave individuals who serve our country and those who have fallen in service to our country. This memorial has several different and distinct elements to it. There is a flag court consisting of the National colors, State flag, service branch flags and the POW/MIA flag. There is a bronze statue of a war dog handler summoning his dog. On the front of the large granite boulder is an American Eagle with the flag in his beak. On the obverse of the boulder is a grieving woman an plaques dedicated to Folsom residents who gave their lives to their country.

All gave some, and some gave all.



Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
Boxer Revolution World War I World War II Vietnam Operation Iraqi Freedom


In Honor Of: All Folsom veterans

Marker Text:
In remembrance of all who have served... especially of those who made the ultimate sacrifice.


Who Put it Here?: City and citizens of Folsom, California

Description of Memorial:
This memorial is located at the corner of Natoma and Stafford Streets in a park between the Folsom City Hall and the George Murray Library, Folsom, Sacramento County, California.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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