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Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Tom Scribner

1899 – 1982

 
 
Tom Scribner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
1. Tom Scribner Marker
Inscription.
Lumber jack, writer, political activist,
musician, editor, humorist

Sculpture by Marghe McMahon

 
Erected 1978.
 
Location. 36° 58.525′ N, 122° 1.588′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker is at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Locust Street, on the right when traveling north on Pacific Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1520 Pacific Avenue, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. People's Bank (a few steps from this marker); Pacific Avenue Commercial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Cruz County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Santa Cruz County World War Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Santa Cruz Main Post Office (about 500 feet away); Old Theatre Building (about 700 feet away); The Hihn Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Theatre Del Mar (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
Also see . . .  Tom Scribner: A Tribute to a Labor Organizer. A Flicr posting with photo and additional information
Tom had been a logger, and a labor organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World
Tom Scribner Statue and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 3, 2013
2. Tom Scribner Statue and Marker
The marker is mounted on the top of the concrete base.
(aka the Wobblies).
(Submitted on January 9, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 9, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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