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Ducor in Tulare County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Dutch Corners

(Ducor)

 
 
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Photographed By Dr. Samuel Gregg George Chapter No. 1855 E Clampus Vitus
1. Dutch Corners Marker
Inscription.  In 1885 four German homesteaders Chris Joos, Ben Spuhler, Fred Schmidt, Gotlet Utley, sunk a common water well where the corners of their land met. This junction became Dutch Corners. In 1888 the east side line of the Southern Pacific Railroad was built and the name was condensed to Ducor. Shade Braly, John Dennis, Charles Tibbens, Richard Shoup, and J. W. Righter formed The Ducor Land Co in 1909. Stimulating community life and town development.
 
Erected 1980 by Dr. Samuel Gregg George Chapter 1855 E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 35° 53.494′ N, 119° 2.756′ W. Marker is in Ducor, California, in Tulare County. Marker is at the intersection of Avenue 56 and Carlisle Road, on the left when traveling west on Avenue 56. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23543 Ave 56, Ducor CA 93218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fountain Springs
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(approx. 7.1 miles away); Old Stage Road (approx. 7.1 miles away); "El Cojo" (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Original Walker Pass (approx. 8 miles away); Vandalia (approx. 11 miles away); The Tule River Stage Station (approx. 11.4 miles away); Gabriel Moraga (approx. 11.8 miles away); First Burton Schoolhouse (approx. 12.1 miles away).
 
Dutch Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Baker
2. Dutch Corners Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2019, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 92 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 26, 2019, by Frank Gunshow Sanchez of Hollister, California.   2. submitted on October 30, 2019, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 20, 2024