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Rosemead in Los Angeles County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

John Tibbett

(1824–1904)

 

— Savannah Memorial Park —

 
John Tibbett Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
1. John Tibbett Marker
Inscription.  Mr. Tibbett moved to Southern California in 1853 and settled in El Monte. At the age of 16, he was adopted by the Southwest Indian tribes and became the white counselor of the tribes. Credited with building the first house in the area and with the founding of the first white school in El Monte. It was known as the Old Mission School.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesEducationNative Americans.
 
Location. 34° 4.894′ N, 118° 4.004′ W. Marker is in Rosemead, California, in Los Angeles County. Marker can be reached from Valley Boulevard east of Loma Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9263 Valley Blvd, Rosemead CA 91770, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Samuel King (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Thomas A. Mayes (a few steps from this marker); Archie N. Wiggins (a few steps from this marker); Andrew J. King (within shouting distance of this marker); Elwood Wiggins (within shouting distance of this marker); John Guess, Jr.
John Tibbett Grave Site and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, December 1, 2018
2. John Tibbett Grave Site and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Norman C. Morgan (within shouting distance of this marker); John Guess Sr. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rosemead.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2020, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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