San Andreas in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1965 by The California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Calaveras County Historical Society, October 23, 1965. (Marker Number 258.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 38° 7.837′ N, 120° 38.071′ W. Marker is in San Andreas, California, in Calaveras County. Marker is on State Highway 49, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Andreas CA 95249, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calaveritas (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Costa Store (approx. 2.3 miles away); Attempted Stage Robbery (approx. 4.3 miles away); Calaveras County Hospital Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Altaville Grammar School San Andreas (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Restaurant in Town (approx. 5.2 miles away); Giovanni Lavagnino (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in San Andreas.
Regarding Fourth Crossing. This settlement was located on the old Stockton Road between Stockton and Murphys Diggin's. It was the fourth crossing of the Calaveras River. Today the site sits on the San Antonio Creek, which in the 1850s was called "South Calaveras". The settlement was first called Foreman's Upper Ranch. It was acquired by William B. Reddick in 1858 and was then known as Reddick's or 15-Mile House.
Postal authorities established a Fourth Crossing Post Office in 1855. This was discontinued in 1888 and then re-established in 1892. It was then discontinued again in 1925.
This sites has been designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.258
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