Historical Markers and War Memorials in Etna, California
Yreka is the county seat for Siskiyou County
Etna is in Siskiyou County
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The city of Etna began in 1853 with the construction of a sawmill. In 1855 a flour mill was built and named Rough and Ready Mill. Stores, a hotel and schools were established by 1858.
In 1854 a flour mill was erected a mile away and named the . . . — — Map (db m70270) HM
Perry Harris Post 260
to the men and women
who have served in the
Armed Forces of the
United States of America
World War I plaque
Presented by the Class of 1917
as a . . . — — Map (db m113340) WM
Hallie Morse Daggett was a refined woman educated in San Francisco, however, her deep love for her childhood home at the Black Bear Mine near Sawyers Bar drew her back to the mountains. She knew how to hunt, fish, ride, trap and shoot early in life . . . — — Map (db m57944) HM
The Etna Chapter of the Independent
Order of Odd Fellow #184 was founded
on January 18, 1871. There were 11
charter members. This brick building
was designed by Louis Fafa and was
built in 1881. The upper floor was used
for lodge . . . — — Map (db m112494) HM
Alexander Johnson donated the land for the first High School, City Park and the Catholic Church.
Leonard Joss, naturalist, landscaped the first city park, planted diverse flora all around Etna.
In honor of their generosity we dedicated . . . — — Map (db m58567) HM
Crystal Creek Methodist Church was organized July 1, 1854. Among the dearest memories of the Old Log Church are those of the pioneers of Crystal Creek Sanitary Association organized in 1863, for relief work during the Civil War. The Old Log Church . . . — — Map (db m70269) HM
This land of ‘Siskiyou’...
“Rough and Ready”...
‘Aetna Mills’... ‘Etna’...
many names – but
One land of majestic mountains, pristine rivers & lakes. Sparkling streams flow through meadows filled . . . — — Map (db m57946) HM