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

Hallie Morse Daggett

Dec. 19, 1878 – Oct. 19, 1964

— Forest Service —

 
 
Hallie Morse Daggett Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
1. Hallie Morse Daggett Marker
Inscription.  
First woman U.S. Forest Service Fire Lookout
Eddy Gulch Lookout on Klamath Peak
Klamath National Forest 1919-1927

 
Erected 1988 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Eschscholtzia Parlor No, 112.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 41° 27.133′ N, 122° 54.074′ W. Marker is in Etna, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker can be reached from Sawyers Bar Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 Sawyers Bar Road, Etna CA 96027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Daggett (here, next to this marker); Stephen H. Meek (within shouting distance of this marker); Etna Cemetery Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); This land of ‘Siskiyou’... (approx. half a mile
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away); Hallie Daggett: Sophisticated Lady and Hardy Pioneer (approx. half a mile away); Hudson Bay Trail (approx. half a mile away); Johnson - Joss Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); I.O.O.F. Hall (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Etna.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located in the Etna Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Hallie M, Daggett: Early Woman Lookout - Forest History. One of the first accounts of women employed as forest-fire lookouts comes from California's Klamath National Forest. The lookout, Hallie M. Daggett, worked at Eddy's Gulch Lookout Slation atop Klamath Peak in the summer of 1913 (and for the next 14 years). (Submitted on November 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
Hallie Morse Daggett Marker, center image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
2. Hallie Morse Daggett Marker, center
Hallie Daggett's father, John Daggett, is buried to the right.
Hallie Morse Daggett image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest History Society, unknown
3. Hallie Morse Daggett
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 993 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on December 16, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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