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Vietnam War Memorial, Memorial Park, Grass Valley, Nevada County, CA, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member HANSENNI
N 39° 12.829 W 121° 03.328
10S E 667879 N 4342305
Quick Description: Vietnam War memorial dedicated to Western Nevada County casualties. Memorial is located in Grass Valley, California, USA.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/3/2008 8:10:28 AM
Waymark Code: WM3Q1W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member waypointazoid
Views: 25

Long Description:
This memorial is constructed of a blue granite stone which sits on an exposed aggregate base. The stone is a serpentine mine core from the historic roundhole of the Idaho-Maryland gold mine. The exposed aggregate surface of the base depicts placer mining and the granite rock denotes hard rock mining common to Nevada County gold mining. Also within this park are memorials for World War I, World War 2, Korean War, and an Armed Services memorial. There are also 3 memorials dedicated to specifically named servicemembers who gave their lives in war. This park is in a hollow in the center of the town of Grass Valley. It is a cool, green, peaceful setting.
Placed by:: American Legion Post 130

Date Placed: 11/11/1974

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