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El Cajon in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Amaziah Lord Knox

1833-1918

 
 
Amaziah Lord Knox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 8, 2010
1. Amaziah Lord Knox Marker
Inscription.
Founder of Knox's Corners,
later the City of El Cajon

Owner of community's first business, the Knox Hotel on the southwest corner of Main and Magnolia; first Postmaster, County roadmaster; charter member of California's International Order of Odd Fellows, step father of two, father of three.
 
Erected by City of El Cajon.
 
Location. 32° 47.691′ N, 116° 57.731′ W. Marker is in El Cajon, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on West Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 115 West Main Street, El Cajon CA 92020, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic El Cajon Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); KCBQ “Top 40” Personalities (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bancroft Ranch House (approx. 4.1 miles away); Mexican Grant (approx. 4.6 miles away); Lakeside Auto Speedway (1907) (approx. 5 miles away); Mission Dam and Flume (approx. 5.6 miles away); San Diego State University (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Church (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Amaziah Lord Knox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 8, 2010
2. Amaziah Lord Knox Marker
The marker is on the left column.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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