Fort Jones

Fort Jones (HM16P0)

Location: Fort Jones, CA 96032 Siskiyou County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 35.741', W 122° 50.511'

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On this ground there was established on Oct. 16, 1852 a military post by Companies A and B First United States Dragoons. From April 23 1853 until June 28 1858, the date of its abandonment, this fort was garrisoned by Company E 4th US Infantry.

Named in honor of Colonel Roger Jones, Brevet Major General of the Army, 1824-1852.

Dedicated this 14th day of July 1946 to the officers and men who served here, among whom were Sgts. James Bryan and John Griffin and Pvt. Gundor Salverson, who upon their discharge became pioneer settlers of this valley. Erected in their memory by the County of Siskiyou.
HM NumberHM16P0
Marker Number317
Year Placed1946
Placed ByCounty of Siskiyou
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 11:10pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10T E 513180 N 4604899
Decimal Degrees41.59568333, -122.84185000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 35.741', W 122° 50.511'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 35' 44.46" N, 122° 50' 30.66" W
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Area Code(s)530
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11400 Eastside Rd, Fort Jones CA 96032, US
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