The Hostess House War and Veterans Memorial

The Hostess House War and Veterans Memorial (HM10LW)

Location: Palo Alto, CA 94301 Santa Clara County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 26.584', W 122° 9.922'

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Inscription
[Several veterans memorials are located at the base of the flagstaff in front of the Hostess House.]

Side A:
1861 - 1865
McKinley Post
Number 187
Dept. of Calif. And Nev.
Grand Army
of the Republic
Veterans of the Civil War
Organized in Palo Alto
January 21st 1905
There are at this date fourteen living members whose average age is seventy-five years.
This plaque was dedicated and placed
in position on Decoration Day
May 30th 1918
One country and one flag
Chas. H. Lewis, Post Adjt. · Orrin W. Dunn, Quartermaster
Chas. M. Fitzgerald, Post Commander

Side B:
Native Sons of the Golden West
This flagstaff was erected by Palo Alto Parlor Number 216, Native Sons of the Golden West
Assisted by patriotic citizens of Palo Alto.
Dedicated and deeded to the City of Palo Alto
Oct. 26 1906
Committee
E.A. Hettinger - Chairman · George Williams - Secretary · A.T. Lund · I.P Vandervort

Side C:
Native Daughters of the Golden West
El Camino Parlor
* Number 144 *
Native Daughters
of the Golden West
Instituted June 21
1904 * Palo Alto
* California "
Spread the Golden Gates Wide Open
to thy Daughters of the West
seeking entrance at the portal
of our order grand and blest


Side D:
1875 - 1909
California Pioneers of Santa Clara County
J.Z. Anderson, Pres. · L.J. Watkins, 1st V. Pres. · Mrs. P. Herold, 2nd V. Pres. · A.R. Woodhams, 3rd V. Pres. · W.D.J. Hamby, Sec'y. · E.J. Wilcox, Treas. · Archie McDonald · Sam L. Palmer · L.D. Stephens · Wm. E. Riebsam · W.J Estes, Auditor's

Plaque Near Flagpole:
Servicemen and Servicewomen Memorial
This memorial is dedicated
to all the men and women
who served in the Armed Forces
of the United States of America

Erected by the Palo Alto
United Veterans Council
May 30th, 1983
Details
HM NumberHM10LW
Series This marker is part of the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series
Tags
Year Placed1909
Placed ByPalo Alto Chapter GAR, Native Sons & Daughters of the Golden West, Pioneers of Santa Clara County and Palo Alto Veterans Council
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 4:21pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 573829 N 4144351
Decimal Degrees37.44306667, -122.16536667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.584', W 122° 9.922'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 35.04" N, 122° 9' 55.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)650, 510, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 Mitchell Ln, Palo Alto CA 94301, US
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