Vietnam War Memorial, Palm Desert Historical Society, Palm Desert, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
N 33° 43.172 W 116° 23.615
11S E 556185 N 3731223
Quick Description: This war memorial is located in front of the Palm Desert Historical Society along El Paseo Drive in Palm Desert, CA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/9/2013 4:34:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMGTRC
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member waypointazoid
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Long Description:
Visitors to the Palm Desert Historical Society will see a marble monument located in the front yard. There are two plaques on the monument which say:

IN MEMORIAM
IN DEEP APPRECIATION OF
THESE COURAGEOUS YOUNG AMERICANS
FROM THE COACHELLA VALLEY
WHO HAVE MADE THE SUPREME SACRIFICE.
KILLED IN ACTION
VIETNAM

P.F.C. DENNIS READ ............................................ ARMY
SPL./4TH CLASS, EDWARXD ANGIANO ESCOBAR ........ ARMY
CPL. RENALDO OLEGANIA FERNANDEZ ................. MARINES
CPL. EDDIE AUSTIN ......................................... MARINES
P.F.C. OTTO PAUL MEYER III ................................ ARMY
SGT. GERALD BAYLIS .......................................... ARMY
SGT. CARL ROY SMEAD ....................................... ARMY
P.F.C. TERRY ALLEN ............................................ ARMY
PVT. MICHAEL S. GRANNON .............................. MARINES
CPL. ADAN S. NAJAR ....................................... MARINES
P.F.C. WALT "BUTCH" PETERS .............................. ARMY
L.CPL. GARY SAXTON ...................................... MARINES
S. SGT. CORNEALUS PUMPHREY, JR. ...................... ARMY
SPL./4TH CLASS, LEVERET PROSKY ....................... ARMY

There are other nice historical objects and plaques located outside the historical society. This building once housed Palm Desert's first fire station and there is usually an antique, red fire truck parked in the driveway.

Placed by:: Palm Desert Historical Society

Date Placed: Not listed

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