Yosemite National Park in Mariposa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
John Muir... The Woodcutter
Remains of the Millrace
This 1940 photograph (to the right) shows the channel that was dug to divert water from Yosemite Creek, possibly to power the sawmill or irrigate Hutchings’ apple trees. Directly below, you can see what may be the remains of this millrace.
Erected by Yosemite Fund.
Location. 37° 45.01′ N, 119° 35.683′ W. Marker is in Yosemite National Park, California, in Mariposa County. Marker can be reached from Northside Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Yosemite National Park CA 95389, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Ahwahneechee (approx. ¼ mile away); James Hutchings (approx. 0.3 miles away); Early Tourism (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yosemite Valley (approx. A Home for Rangers (approx. half a mile away); The Old Yosemite Village (approx. half a mile away); The Story of Half Dome (approx. half a mile away); Reawakening the Meadow (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yosemite National Park.
More about this marker. This marker is located on Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, east of the bridge over Yosemite Falls Creek.
Categories. • Environment • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 27 times this year. Last updated on June 17, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. Photos: 1. submitted on May 30, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. 2. submitted on March 26, 2015, by Eric Polk of Lakewood, California. 3. submitted on May 30, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.