Shelter Cove in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
A hero in war. Survivor of the Bataan Death March and over three years of brutal captivity in World War II. Bronze Star • Service to Others
A Hero in Peace. Courageous ocean rescues • respected teacher, author, historian.
The spirit of Shelter Cove.
Location. 40° 1.377′ N, 124° 4.138′ W. Marker is in Shelter Cove, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Machi Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Whitethorn CA 95589, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Saving Lighthouse History (within shouting distance of this marker); Cape Mendocino Lighthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Built to Last (about 300 feet away); In Memory of Our Shipmates (about 300 feet away).
Also see . . .
1. Shelter Cove. (Submitted on May 30, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Bataan Death March. (Submitted on May 30, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Heroes • Notable Persons • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 2,944 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 30, 2007, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.