Near Knights Ferry in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
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Erected 1939 by California State Department of Public Work, Division of Highways. (Marker Number 347.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & Viaducts • Landmarks • Natural Resources • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks, the Covered Bridges 🌉, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series lists.
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 120 at milepost 16.4 and Kennedy Road, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 120. 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 distanceBuena 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 (approx. 0.8 miles away); 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knights Ferry.
More about this marker. A duplicate marker is located one mile east on Hwy 120.
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.
Additional keywords. Covered Bridge, California Gold Rush Era Town
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