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

Stephen H. Meek

 
 
Stephen H. Meek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
1. Stephen H. Meek Marker
Inscription.
Earliest known trapper to visit
Scott Valley. Employed by the Hudson
Bay Company on 1836. He later
made Scott Valley his home.

 
Erected 1949 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Eschscholtzia Parlor No, 112.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 41° 27.16′ N, 122° 54.113′ W. Marker is in Etna, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker can be reached from Sawyers Bar Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 Sawyers Bar Road, Etna CA 96027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Daggett (within shouting distance of this marker); Hallie Morse Daggett (within shouting distance of this marker); Hallie Daggett: Sophisticated Lady and Hardy Pioneer (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hudson Bay Trail (approx. half a mile away); Johnson - Joss Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); This land of ‘Siskiyou’... (approx. half a mile away); Senator Randolph Collier (approx. half a mile away); City of Etna (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Etna.
 
More about this marker.
Stephen H. Meek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
2. Stephen H. Meek Marker
Stephen H. Meek is buried in the Etna Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Autobiography of Stephen Hall Meek. From "A Sketch of the Life of the First Pioneer" in The Golden Era, April, 1885 (Submitted on November 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Additional keywords. Hudson Bay Company, fur trapper
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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