Near Knights Ferry in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1939 by California State Department of Public Work, Division of Highways. (Marker Number 347.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks marker series.
Location. 37° 48.519′ N, 120° 39.947′ W. Marker is near Knights Ferry, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 108/120 at milepost 16.4 and Kennedy Road, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 108/120. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakdale CA 95361, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Buena Vista (approx. half a mile away); The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Knight's Ferry (approx. 0.8 miles away); Knights Ferry No. 2 (approx. 0.8 miles away); Knights Ferry Hook & Ladder Miller's Saloon (approx. 0.8 miles away); Knights Ferry - The Store (approx. 0.8 miles away); Tulloch’s Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Knights Ferry.
More about this marker. Duplicate marker is located at Wilms Road 0.7 miles east of intersection of Kennedy Rd & Hwy 108/120. It is on right side of highway traveling in westbound direction. Coordinates are 37.81767ºN, 120.65301ºW.
The “U.S. Grant” named on the marker was Captain Ulysses S. Grant, later Civil War Union General and President of the United States.
Regarding Knights Ferry. Town located 1.4 miles north of marker, on north bank of Stanislaus River, north of Hwy 108.
Additional keywords. Covered Bridge.California Gold Rush Era Town.
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