Santa Ysabel in San Diego County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
In Honor of the Men Who Lost Their Lives Fighting the Inaja Forest Fire on November 25, 1956
Daniels, Miles F.
Fallin, William D.
Garcia, George R.
Hamilton, Virgil L.
Lingo, Carlton R.
O'Hara, Joseph P.
Shepherd, Lonnie L.
Tibbetts, Joseph A.
Erected by Men of the San Diego County Honor Camps.
Location. 33° 5.927′ N, 116° 39.911′ W. Marker is in Santa Ysabel, California, in San Diego County. Marker is on California Route 78 1.1 miles from California Route 79, on the right. This marker is approximatly 5.5 miles west of Julian California. The approach to the monument is well signed. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Santa Ysabel CA 92070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Santa Ysabel Asistencia Site (approx. 2.3 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Bailey House Julian Pioneer Museum (approx. 3.9 miles away); Honoring Black Pioneers of Julian (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jacoby Building (approx. 3.9 miles away); Julian (approx. 3.9 miles away); Santa Ysabel School (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. San Diego Union-Tribune 50 Year Anniversary Article on the Inaja Fire. This article discusses how the fatalities during the Inaja Fire drove creation of the "Ten Standing Firefighting Orders." These orders have been in the bedrock of the wildland firefighting culture since this fire. (Submitted on August 12, 2010.)
2. Cleveland National Forest Inaja Memorial Trail Web Page. (Submitted on August 12, 2010.)
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Notable Events
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2010. This page has been viewed 703 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 12, 2010. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.