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Location Category ID: 54610
Address: East Virginia Way, Barstow, CA 92311 (Physical)
P.O. Box 684, Barstow, CA 92312 (Postal)
Email: mmurphy [at] (Replace [at] with @)
Opening Times: Accessible at any time
Official Website: Rotary Club of Barstow
Rotary Centennial Park
Other Links:
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Latitude, Longitude: 34.8880057 , -117.02246994
Location Accuracy: 7
Tanks Previously Here:

The Rotary Centennial Park was constructed by the Rotary Club of Barstow in recognition of Barstow's Centennial year, 1986. 2005 was Rotary International’s 100th anniversary. As part of its centennial celebration, Rotary International challenged each club to accomplish a centennial project during that landmark year. The Barstow Club constructed a community gateway sign at its Centennial Park, to welcome visitors to Barstow.

1) M47 Patton Tank American / Italian

Number of Photos: 6
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Unique ID: 1328
Serial Number: 403
Registration: 30107064 (source: N. Baumgardner/USA AFVR) just visible on glacis and rear left mud flap.
Other Identification: Painted overall in a sand and brown MERDC camouflage scheme.

This is an ex-Italian M47, and the Italian flag and other markings can be seen through the paint. Its rebuild plate is missing from the hull rear but its mounting plate remains. There is a triangular US Armor style insignia visible on one of the hull rear access plates. (Source: C_Sherman). The insignia is that of the National Training Center at Fort Irwin (source: J. Daneri) which is located about fifty miles north-east of Barstow. This is one of three M47 tanks that Fort Irwin previously had on display, the others had serial numbers 1022 and 1560 (source: J. Button).