Knights Ferry in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Knights Ferry Hook & Ladder
Est. December 8, 1871
Erected by 1998 Sesquicentennial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Notable Events • Notable Places • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
Location. 37° 49.131′ N, 120° 40.349′ W. Marker is in Knights Ferry, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker can be reached from Main Street-Sonora Road. Marker is mounted on the wall of the Hook & Ladder Firehouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oakdale CA 95361, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Knight's Ferry (within shouting distance of this marker); Miller's Saloon (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knights Ferry No. 2Knights Ferry - The Store (about 400 feet away); Tulloch’s Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Knights Ferry Covered Bridge (approx. half a mile away); The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus (approx. half a mile away); Knight's Ferry Bridge (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knights Ferry.
Also see . . .
1. Malakoff: Firehouse. (Submitted on October 24, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
2. Rootsweb: Modesto Bee, Friday August 10, 1951. Obituary for Shuper Williams. Last man to have pulled the Knights Ferry Fire Wagon (Submitted on October 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
3. jettonjoshua’s photo stream – Flickr:. Knights Ferry Photos - includes a photo of the fire wagon. (Submitted on October 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,342 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 3. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the fire wagon • Can you help?