Veterans Memorial Park - Lake Shasta, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
N 40° 40.843 W 122° 22.035
10T E 553471 N 4503507
Quick Description: This veterans memorial park resides in the heart of Lake Shasta.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2015 6:31:19 PM
Waymark Code: WMNR7X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters
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Long Description:
Located in a medium between Shasta Dam Rd is a veterans memorial park comprised of a tall, metal obelisk fountain which is surrounded by painted concrete pillars that have metal plaques on top containing the names of local servicemen and women who served their country in all branches of service. No wars are mentioned anywhere in this memorial. There is a sponsorship plaque monumented on a boulder that lists those local businesses and individuals who contributed towards this memorial park. There are also about 30 brick pavers of veterans' names that line the outside sidewalk leading to a memorial garden that was dedicated to the citizens of Shasta Lake in 2007.
Type of Memorial: Non-Specific Memorial

In Honor Of: A tribute to the Armed Forces of America

Marker Text:
BLUE STAR MEMORIAL BY-WAY A Tribute to the Armed Forces of America Shasta Lake Garden Project 2009 National Garden Clubs, Inc.

Date of dedication: 2007 and 2009

Who Put it Here?: Shasta Lake Garden Project and numerous other benefactors

Description of Memorial:
This veterans memorial park is small but contains quite a number of memorials and markers dedicated to miscellaneous men and women via dedicated trees, benches, brick pavers and pillars.

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only): Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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