Dunsmuir in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Babe Ruth Played Here
Native Sons of the Golden West
June 14, 1986
Everett White Jr., Grand President
Erected 1986 by Native Sons of the Golden West, Grand Parlor.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Baseball Hall of Famers, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 14, 1986.
Location. 41° 13.49′ N, 122° 16.56′ W. Marker is in Dunsmuir, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker is on Dunsmuir Avenue north of Siskiyou Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4841 Dunsmuir Avenue, Dunsmuir CA 96025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locomotive 1727 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alexander Dunsmuir Fountain Upper Soda Springs (approx. ¼ mile away); Dunsmuir World War Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Relic from the Old Logging Days (approx. 5.8 miles away); Battle Rock (approx. 5.8 miles away); Berryvale Post Office (approx. 6.3 miles away); Strawberry Valley Stage Station (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunsmuir.
More about this marker. The marker is mounted on a low rock to the right side of the entrance of the Dunsmuir City Park. If approaching from the north, one will see a locomotive and "Welcome Dunsmuir" sign upon arriving at the entrance. If driving from the south, at the entrance one will see a "Dunsmuir Botanical Garden" sign.
Regarding Babe Ruth Played Here. From Jim Schultz' Record Searchlight article (3/9/2008) detailing Ruth's visit to Dunsmuir: The seven-inning game, which saw Ruth and Meusel pick their teams from the local baseball talent, was sponsored by the Dunsmuir Lions Club, with a lot of financial help from Dunsmuir businessman Frank Talmadge,
Also see . . . Remembering Babe Ruth’s 1924 Exhibition Game in Dunsmuir, California. Active NoCal entry (Submitted on October 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 11, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. This page has been viewed 1,348 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 11, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. 5. submitted on October 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 6. submitted on February 11, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Lamorinda, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.