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Near Anderson in Shasta County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Balls Ferry

 
 
Balls Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 26, 2013
1. Balls Ferry Marker
Inscription.
Founded by
Major Reading
Operated by
William Ball
1868 – 1897
Bridge then built

 
Location. 40° 25.044′ N, 122° 11.563′ W. Marker is near Anderson, California, in Shasta County. Marker is at the intersection of Gover Road and Ash Creek Road, on the right when traveling south on Gover Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Anderson CA 96007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Reading Adobe (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fort Reading. (approx. 4.5 miles away); Dersch Homestead (approx. 5.2 miles away); Reading Adobe (approx. 5.8 miles away); Masonic Lodge (approx. 6 miles away); The Flume (approx. 6.1 miles away); Anderson Historic Fire Station (approx. 6.1 miles away); California – Oregon Road (approx. 7.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Anderson.
 
Also see . . .  Balls Ferry Boat Ramp - Shasta County Public Works. Balls Ferry, established in 1868, was initially a log embarkation point for Sutter's Fort. (Submitted on November 22, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsWaterways & Vessels
 
Balls Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 26, 2013
2. Balls Ferry Marker
Balls Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, October 26, 2013
3. Balls Ferry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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