Daggett in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The building was an auto repair shop on the National Old Trails Highway until World War II, when it became a mess hall for United States Army troops guarding the local railroad bridges. The Fouts brothers bought the building in 1946 and operated an automotive garage and machine shop in the building until the mid-1980s. The building is currently owned and operated by the Golden Mining and Trucking Company.
Erected 2003 by Billy Holcomb Chapter No. 1069, E Clampus Vitus and the Daggett Historical Society, Inc. (Marker Number 115.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
Location. 34° 51.795′ N, 116° 53.021′ W. Marker is in Daggett, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of Santa Fe Street and 4th Street, on the right when traveling east on Santa Fe Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35565 Santa Fe Street, Daggett CA 92327, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Daggett (approx. 0.2 miles away); Town of Calico (approx. 6 miles away); Calico Lives Again (approx. 6 miles away); Lucy Bell Lane (approx. 6.1 miles away); Calico’s School House (approx. 6.2 miles away); Forks of the Road (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mojave Riverbed Trail (approx. 8.1 miles away); National Old Trails Hwy/Route 66 (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Daggett.
Regarding Daggett Garage. Daggett was named for Lt. Governor John R. Daggett, owner of the Bismark Mine in the Calico Mountains. The town was a supply point for the
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