This pioneer monument is dedicated to the people who brought civilization to Solano County - one of whom was Edwin Markham, the poet, who grew to manhood in this Lagoon Valley, rimmed by what he called his summer hills. Names of a few of the other pioneers are as follows:
Juan Felipe Pena, Juan Manuel Vaca, Mason Wilson, William McDaniel, Lansing B. Mizner, Frank K. Buck, Dr. Robert Semple, William Gordon, Dr. Platon Vallejo, Justice Jos. McRenta, Elijan B. Silvet, E. H. Von Pfister, Comm. D.C. Farragut, Samuel Martin, J.R. Chadbourne, Nestora Pena, Rivera
Francisco Solano, Capt. Robt. Waterman, Josiah Allison, Julia Allison, Willis Linn Jepson, J.B. Mayhood, F.E. Neitzel, William T. Lucky, Granville P. Swift, Mary Atkins, F.G. Jones, Arculus C. Hawkins, James C. Meir, Raleigh Barcar, Harry Hathaway, Millicent Hathaway
John R. Wolfskill, Conception Arguello, Lansford Hastings, Josiah Wing, Hester A. Harbison, Luther J. Harbison, Frank McKevitt, John B. Frisbie, Joseph Bruning, Anna Elesa Seip, Dr. S.K. Nurse, Thomas Dickson, William J. Pleasants, E.R. Thurber, John Stilts, Senator B.F. Rush.