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California Korean War Veterans Memorial, (sculpture)

view California Korean War Veterans Memorial, (sculpture) digital asset number 1
Architectural firm:
Edwin Bruce Associates
Medium:
Granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by United States Department of Veterans Affairs National Cemetery Administration 810 Vermont Avenue, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20420
Located San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery 32053 West McCabe Road Gustine California 95322
Date:
Dedicated Aug. 1, 1998
Notes:
National Cemetery Administration Memorials Inventory Project, 2002-2005.
Summary:
A circular arrangement of sixteen rectangular granite panels, fifteen of which are inscribed with the names of 2,496 Californians who lost their lives in combat during the Korean War. The sixteenth panel bears an inscription dedicated to California Korean War veterans and a poem, "I'm Free." The memorial is installed in a circular plaza with a semicircular wall on one side. Surrounding the memorial is a garden containing twenty-nine veteran's pride roses.
Topic:
History--United States--Korean War
Control number:
IAS 68000052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_376151

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