Yolo County Courthouse Memorial - Woodland, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 38° 40.750 W 121° 46.274
10S E 606881 N 4281891
Quick Description: A multi-war memorial in Woodland, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/21/2008 1:29:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM50CB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
The memorial sits in front of Yolo County's courthouse. It's a large marble slabengraved with hundreds of names. The top of the memorial reads: "From these honored dead, we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave their last full measure of devotion; that we highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain." This is a quote from President Abraham Lincoln.

At the base of the slab is an additional slab with the state of the honored dead from the War on terror. There is more room on this slab for future deaths and wars.
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
WWI, WWII, Korea, Vietnam, War on Terror.


In Honor Of: honored dead who gave their lives.

Marker Text:
"From these honored dead, we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave their last full measure of devotion; that we highly resolve that the dead shall not have died in vain."


Date of dedication: None

Who Put it Here?: Yolo County

Description of Memorial:
The large slab is in front of the historic courthouse. In front of the memorial is a POW memorial. The courthuse itself in on the NRHP.


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