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Walnut Grove, California Historical Markers

 
Kiosk at the Chuck Tison Memorial Park image, Touch for more information
By Syd Whittle, October 30, 2010
Kiosk at the Chuck Tison Memorial Park
California (Sacramento County), Walnut Grove — Charles “Chuck” TisonOctober 8, 1930 – September 24, 2002
Charles “Chuck” Tison and his wife Betty moved to Walnut Grove in 1956 where they raised four children who all attended local schools. In 1969 the couple formed the Ti-Gas Company, a LP Gas sales & service distributor which is still a . . . — Map (db m37402) HM
California (Sacramento County), Walnut Grove — Delta Transmission Towers/Delta Cross Channel Gates
Delta Transmission Towers The Delta area is home to four separate transmission towers which provide reception for television and radio stations serving the residents of Northern California. Three of the towers rival some of the tallest . . . — Map (db m37390) HM
California (Sacramento County), Walnut Grove — Sacramento River Exploration
The Spanish Missionaries’ quest for mission sites led to their exploration of the river. However, no missions were ever built in this region. The first known sighting was in 1774 by Fray Juan Crespi and Pedro Fages. By 1808, Gabriel Moraga gave the . . . — Map (db m25880) HM
California (Sacramento County), Walnut Grove — Walnut Grove, Est. 1850/Locke, Est. 1915
Walnut Grove, Est 1850 Walnut Grove was established in 1850 by John W. Sharp and is one of the earliest settlements along the Sacramento River. Chosen because of the abundant walnut and oak forests in the area, the town quickly prospered as an . . . — Map (db m37406) HM

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