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

Johnson - Joss Memorial Park

 
 
Johnson - Joss Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
1. Johnson - Joss Memorial Park Marker
Inscription. Alexander Johnson donated the land for the first High School, City Park and the Catholic Church.

Leonard Joss, naturalist, landscaped the first city park, planted diverse flora all around Etna.

In honor of their generosity we dedicated this park in their memory, September 1996.

Donors
Shasta Chapter No. Am. Rock Garden Society
Scott Valley Garden Club
Rotary Club of Scott Valley
Etna Lions Club
Scott Valley Lioness Club
American Legion, Post 260
American Legion Aux., Perry Harris Unit 260
Evening Star Chapter 10, O.E.S.
Eschscholzia Parlor #112 NDGW
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 41° 27.532′ N, 122° 53.952′ W. Marker is in Etna, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker can be reached from Howell Road near Center Street and Diggles Road. Touch for map. The marker is located near the parking area at the entrance to Johnson-Joss City Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 Howell Road, Etna CA 96027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hudson Bay Trail (here, next to this marker); Hallie Daggett: Sophisticated Lady and Hardy Pioneer
Johnson - Joss Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Johnson - Joss Memorial Park Marker
(a few steps from this marker); Senator Randolph Collier (approx. ¼ mile away); I.O.O.F. Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); City of Etna (approx. 0.3 miles away); This land of ‘Siskiyou’... (approx. 0.3 miles away); Etna Cemetery Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Stephen H. Meek (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Etna.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 355 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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