“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Cambria in Columbia County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

David J. Jones

David J. Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 16, 2013
1. David J. Jones Marker
Inscription.  This memorial is dedicated to the life of David J. Jones

Born in Cambria, WI, June 20, 1880. Davy grew up in Cambria playing baseball with well known local players such as the Dodge Brothers, Willard and Ben. Davy was an aggressive leadoff hitter, known for his quickness. His major league career spanned from 1901 to 1915. On Sept. 15, 1901 he made his major league debut with the Milwaukee Brewers of the newly formed American League. Davy also played for the St. Louis Browns, Chicago Cubs, Detroit Tigers, Chicago White Sox and Pittsburgh Rebels. The Tigers trio of Davy Jones, Ty Cobb and Sam Crawford formed one of the greatest outfields in baseball history. He was elected to the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 1964.
Erected 2006 by the Jones family, David J. Stalker, and Archie Monuments.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports.
Location. 43° 32.76′ N, 89° 6.51′ W. Marker is in Cambria, Wisconsin, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of North Madison
David J. Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By William J. Toman, June 16, 2013
2. David J. Jones Marker
The marker is on the grounds of the Cambria-Friesland Historical Society, and can be seen just to the left of the Historical Society sign on the right. The Historical Society is housed in the old stone Wagoner House on the left.
Street (State Highway 146) and Second Street, on the right when traveling north on North Madison Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 North Madison Street, Cambria WI 53923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historical Site (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Inglehart Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); Historic Pardeeville / Belmont Hotel (approx. 9.6 miles away); Angie Williams Cox Public Library (approx. 9.6 miles away); Samuel & Chloe Leonard Doud (approx. 9.7 miles away); Pardeeville World War I Memorial (approx. 9.7 miles away); Wyona Park / Rifle Pit Legend (approx. 9.8 miles away); Bernard R. "Bunny" Berigan (approx. 10.1 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. This is a list of markers in the Deadball monument series.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 487 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 17, 2013, by William J. Toman of Green Lake, Wisconsin.
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