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Knights Ferry in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Knights Ferry No. 2

 
 
Knights Ferry No. 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 30, 2011
1. Knights Ferry No. 2 Marker
Inscription.  

Blacksmith Shop   Fire House
Built by Isaac Dakin 1853.
Destroyed by fire. Rebuilt by
voluntary labor and donations.
Dedicated 29 May 1982
Summit Lodge No. 112
F&AM

 
Erected 1982 by Free and Accepted Mason Summit Lodge No. 112.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is May 29, 1982.
 
Location. 37° 49.157′ N, 120° 40.27′ W. Marker is in Knights Ferry, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Dent Street, on the left when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17700 Main Street, 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. Knights Ferry - The Store (a few steps from this marker); Miller's Saloon (within shouting distance of this marker); Knight's Ferry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knights Ferry Hook & Ladder (about 400 feet away); Tulloch’s Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Knights Ferry Covered Bridge
Knights Ferry No. 2 Firehouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 30, 2011
2. Knights Ferry No. 2 Firehouse and Marker
The marker is barely visible here, mounted flush with the ground, directly below the window to the left of the telephone pole.
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Knight's Ferry Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knights Ferry.
 
Also see . . .  Digby Nova Scotia to Knights Ferry, California: Isaac works in Tuleburg. A descendant of Isaac Dakin mixes genealogy and social history to paint a portrait of his forebears and of Knight's Ferry. (Submitted on May 4, 2011.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 466 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2011, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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