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Macdoel in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Tennant

Founded: 1921 - Elev. 4808.5

 
 
Tennant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 20, 2013
1. Tennant Marker
Inscription. Named after John D. Tennant, an official of the Long Bell Lumber Co. Besides the store that is still here, the town had a church, post office, library, hotel, skidsshacks, schools, and a roundhouse at the height of logging operations. Trains were needed to move 3.5 billion board feet of logs to the Weed sawmill during logging operations. The town has a population of about 800 people. The logging operations ended in the 1950ís.
 
Erected 1985 by E Clampus Vitus, Humbug Chapter 73.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 41° 34.937′ N, 121° 54.726′ W. Marker is in Macdoel, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on Tennant Road south of Shasta Drive, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13512 Tennant Road, Macdoel CA 96058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Yreka Historic Trail (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Horticulture & ForestrySettlements & Settlers
 
Tennant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 20, 2013
2. Tennant Marker
Tennant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 20, 2013
3. Tennant Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by Alvis Hendley of San Francisco, California. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on November 27, 2016.
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