Memorial Garden, Malaga Cove

The Memorial Garden is a special landmark in our City, honoring fallen heroes of our community.

Originally it was dedicated to John Bleeker, Hammon Sadler, and Morris Shipley who lost their lives in World War II while protecting our country.  On Valentine’s Day in 1994, two Police Officers, Captain Michael Tracy and Sergeant Tom Vanderpool, were killed while on City business by a gunman at a local hotel. Their heroism is also memorialized in this garden.

It is a beautiful and quiet place that has fallen into disrepair through neglect over the years. 

Partial List of Proposed Work

  • Clean and perform maintenance and repairs on the fountain so that it maintains its beauty and function as an icon and asset of the community
  • Install environmentally friendly irrigation systems and a watering recycling system for the fountain
  • Update park pathways
  • Repair stairs and sitting areas
  • Clean up/restore park vegetation

Palos Verdes Estates Foundation
PO Box 955
Palos Verdes Estates, CA  90274
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