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Orick in Humboldt County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge

Dedicated to the Memory of Madison Grant

 

1865-1937

 
Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
1. Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge Marker
Inscription. Conservationist, author, anthropologist, a founder of the Save-the-Redwoods League.

This area of 1600 acres, habitat of the last surviving herd in California of Roosevelt Elk is established as a memorial by
De Forest Grant
John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
Archer M. Huntington
New York Zoological Society
Boone and Crockett Club
National Audubon Society
American Wildlife Foundation
Save-the-Redwoods League
California State Park Commission

1948
 
Erected 1948.
 
Location. 41° 21.55′ N, 124° 1.433′ W. Marker is in Orick, California, in Humboldt County. Marker is on Newton B. Drury Scenic Parkway, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Orick CA 95555, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Big Diamond (approx. 5.3 miles away); Captain Courageous (approx. 11.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Prairie Creek Redwood State Park. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
2. Wikipedia Entry for Madison Grant. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)

Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
2. Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge Marker

3. Save the Redwoods League. (Submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.)
 
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Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
3. Madison Grant Forest and Elk Refuge Marker
Roosevelt Elk image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
4. Roosevelt Elk
Not near the marker today, but found elsewhere in the park.
Roosevelt Elk image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
5. Roosevelt Elk
Not near the marker today, but found elsewhere in the park.
On the Trail of the Elk image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
6. On the Trail of the Elk
Faded signs surrounding the history marker.
Facing Winter's Challenge image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
7. Facing Winter's Challenge
Faded signs surrounding the history marker.
An Autumn Bugle Signals the Rut image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
8. An Autumn Bugle Signals the Rut
Faded signs surrounding the history marker.
A Season of Feast and Fatten image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
9. A Season of Feast and Fatten
Faded signs surrounding the history marker.
Spring Brings Birth and Blossoms image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
10. Spring Brings Birth and Blossoms
Faded signs surrounding the history marker.
Roosevelt Elk image. Click for full size.
By Karen Key, May 28, 2010
11. Roosevelt Elk
Faded signs surrounding the history marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 1,222 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on July 3, 2010, by Karen Key of Sacramento, California.
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