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Near Fort Jones in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

John F. Williams Memorial Bridge

 
 
John F. Williams Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
1. John F. Williams Memorial Bridge Marker
Inscription.
U S Forest Ranger
John F. Williams
Memorial Bridge
Gave his life to save
the life of a drowning
girl at this location
June 24, 1940

 
Location. 41° 38.881′ N, 123° 6.824′ W. Marker is near Fort Jones, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on Scott River Road (at milepost 18), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. This marker is located about 18 miles west of Fort Jones on the Scott River Road. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16559 Scott River Road, Fort Jones CA 96032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gus Meamber Pack Train Trail (approx. 6.4 miles away); Meamber School (approx. 8.3 miles away); Scott Bar (approx. 8.7 miles away); Boulder Piles in Sara Totten Campground (approx. 10.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
John F. Williams Memorial Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
2. John F. Williams Memorial Bridge Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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