Near Chinese Camp in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Don Pedro Lake
Created by Don Pedro Dam on the Tuolumne River near LaGrange. This project was completed in 1971 to provide irrigation, domestic water, flood control, electricity, recreation and fish enhancement. Constructed by City and County of San Francisco Hetch Hetchy Water and Power, Turlock Irrigation District, Modesto Irrigation District, Federal Power Commission, License Number 2299. Financial assistance by U.S. Corp of Engineers and California Department of Water Resources under the Davis-Crumsky Act.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1971.
Location. 37° 50.663′ N, 120° 22.889′ W. Marker is near Chinese Camp, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on State Highway 49/120, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at the north Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chinese Camp CA 95309, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacksonville (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Jacksonville (approx. 1.9 miles away); Stevens Bar Bridge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Chinese Camp (approx. 3.3 miles away); To Honor Eddie Webb (approx. 3.3 miles away); Ferretti Shrine (approx. 3.7 miles away); Old Crimea House (approx. 5.4 miles away); Montezuma (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chinese Camp.
Also see . . . Don Pedro Lake. Don Pedro Recreation Agency website homepage (Submitted on December 13, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Additional keywords. Dams
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,647 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 2. submitted on March 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. 3. submitted on November 1, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.