The State of California Parks and Recreation Commission and the Martinez Horsemen's Association will rededicate the plaque marking the spot where John Marsh was killed 150 years ago. Representatives from the California State Parks and Recreation Commission and the Martinez Horsemen's Association will be at the John Marsh monument to commemorate the day. The public is invited to attend.
Local elected officials, state legislators and dignitaries will attend to present resolutions honoring John Marsh. The Boy Scouts of America, Deputy Sheriff Color Guard, mounted equestrians and Alhambra High School band members will add their tribute. A reception will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Pacheco Community Center, 5800 Pacheco Blvd. in Pacheco.
The John Marsh monument and plaque is located on Pacheco Boulevard between Martinez and Pacheco. Take Highway 4 west, exit on Pacheco Boulevard and turn right. The monument is a half-mile down the road on the left.
The rededication will begin at 1 p.m. The Community Center is approximately two miles south of the monument. Refreshments will be served.
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