Grove of Remembrance

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Freedom Blvd at Buena Vista Dr

A sliver of land along a busy highway near Watsonville holds an old memorial, dedicated on January 1, 1919. It is a grove of live oak trees, fronted by a large sandstone monolith. Embedded in the face of the monolith is a brass marker, which reads, in part:

Under the leadership of the American Legion, the people of the Pajaro Valley have dedicated this grove of remembrance in loving memory of their sons who gave their lives in the service of their country, 1917-1919.