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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oakhurst in Madera County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Giant Sequoia Cutting

 
 
Giant Sequoia Cutting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, October 12, 2012
1. Giant Sequoia Cutting Marker
Inscription. This slab of a Giant Sequoia was cut from a 2,000 yr old Sequoia toppled by a winter storm in 1979 in Eastern Tulare County. 200 feet in length and 50 feet in circumference, the tree weighed 900,000 lbs. In 1981, LDG Logging Co of Oakhurst purchased the tree from CDF and harvested the lumber in it.
 
Erected 2004 by Grub Gulch Chapter 41-49, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 20.117′ N, 119° 38.75′ W. Marker is in Oakhurst, California, in Madera County. Marker is on State Highway 41 mile south of Teddy Bear Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in front of the Best Western Plus Yosemite Gateway Inn. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40522 California Highway 41, Oakhurst CA 93644, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little Church on the Hill (approx. mile away); Old French Trail (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fresno Flats Townsite (approx. 0.7 miles away); Madera Sugar Pine Flume (approx. 3 miles away); Wassama Roundhouse
Giant Sequoia Cutting and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, October 12, 2012
2. Giant Sequoia Cutting and Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Wassama Village (approx. 5 miles away); Coarsegold (approx. 5.9 miles away); Grub Gulch (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oakhurst.
 
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Hotel behind marker image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, October 12, 2012
3. Hotel behind marker
The marker and the huge Sequoia round are in front of the Best Western Motel in Oakhurst.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 15, 2012, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 480 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 15, 2012, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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