Lemon Cove, California: Large Tree Stump Head of John Muir

Founder of the Sierra Club, naturalist, conservationist John Muir -- carved from a tree. Nice.
Address:
32216 CA-198, Lemon Cove, CA
Directions:
On the east side of Hwy 198, on the north side of the village of Lemon Cove, a quarter-mile south of the intersection of Ave. 324.
Admission:
Free
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John Muir head.

Large Tree Stump Head of John Muir

The carved head is located at: 32216 CA-198, Lemon Cove, California.

[Pam Panzerthecat4, 08/28/2020]

Naturalist John Muir is one of the more interesting targets in 2020's historical reckonings. Though for years his "Father of the National Parks" legacy had mostly outweighed his shortcomings, in 2020 the Sierra Club condemned the early racist views of their founder. TBD whether Muir parks are renamed and statues removed.

Large Tree Stump Head of John Muir.

Large Tree Stump Head of John Muir

This is now located about 15 miles west on 198. East of Ave 32B. There are other wood carvings, too.

[Tammy Swafford, 06/16/2017]
Large Tree Stump Head of John Muir

The stump had been moved to the front of West Coast Sand and Gravel located at 8347 Avenue 280, Visalia, CA 93277. Visible from highway where 198 and 99 intersect.

[Kim Wheeler, 04/04/2013]
Large Tree Stump Head of John Muir

Road construction has made this whole area inaccessible.

[Dylan, 11/06/2011]
Large Head of John Muir

The Large Head of John Muir has been moved to the SW corner of 198 & 99. Almost inaccessible at this time, though visible. Must be approached via 198 eastbound and take exit before 99 - ride access road. Located next to the Wood Industries Company.

[David Meznarich, 08/06/2010]

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