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Etna in Siskiyou County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hallie Morse Daggett

Dec. 19, 1878 – Oct. 19, 1964

 

—Forest Service —

 
Hallie Morse Daggett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
1. Hallie Morse Daggett Marker
Inscription.
First woman U.S. Forest Service Fire Lookout
Eddy Gulch Lookout on Klamath Peak
Klamath National Forest 1919-1927

 
Erected 1988 by Native Daughters of the Golden West, Eschscholtzia Parlor No, 112.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 41° 27.133′ N, 122° 54.074′ W. Marker is in Etna, California, in Siskiyou County. Marker can be reached from Sawyers Bar Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 930 Sawyers Bar Road, Etna CA 96027, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Daggett (here, next to this marker); Stephen H. Meek (within shouting distance of this marker); This land of ‘Siskiyou’... (approx. half a mile away); Hallie Daggett: Sophisticated Lady and Hardy Pioneer (approx. half a mile away); Hudson Bay Trail (approx. half a mile away); Johnson - Joss Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away); Senator Randolph Collier (approx. half a mile away); City of Etna (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Etna.
 
More about this marker.
Hallie Morse Daggett Marker, center image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 23, 2013
2. Hallie Morse Daggett Marker, center
Hallie Daggett's father, John Daggett, is buried to the right.
This marker is located in the Etna Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Hallie M, Daggett: Early Woman Lookout - Forest History. One of the first accounts of women employed as forest-fire lookouts comes from California's Klamath National Forest. The lookout, Hallie M. Daggett, worked at Eddy's Gulch Lookout Slation atop Klamath Peak in the summer of 1913 (and for the next 14 years). (Submitted on November 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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