Inscription. Founded 1849 by Judge O D Dickerson.
By James Card, March 19, 2006
|1. Historic Landmark Hills Ferry Marker|
Named for Jesse Hill
Operator of the Ferry Boat that landed just upstream under the present bridge site.
Erected 1964 by Boy Scouts of America.
Location. 37° 21.009′ N, 120° 58.636′ W. Marker is near Newman, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is on River Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newman CA 95360, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Gustine Museum (approx. 6.6 miles away); Orestimba (approx. 7.8 miles away); West of This Point is the California Aqueduct (approx. 7.8 miles away); Irwin City (approx. 7.9 miles away); Hotel Del Puerto (approx. 11.9 miles away); Patterson's Westside Bell (approx. 11.9 miles away); Rancho del Puerto (approx. 11.9 miles away).
Also see . . . Hills Ferry. Additional photos of the marker and the Hills Ferry site. (Submitted on August 9, 2012, by James Card of Newman, California.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on August 9, 2012, by James Card of Newman, California. This page has been viewed 102 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on August 9, 2012, by James Card of Newman, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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