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Near Newman in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hills Ferry

Historic Landmark

 
 
Historic Landmark Hills Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James Card, March 19, 2006
1. Historic Landmark Hills Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Founded 1849 by Judge O D Dickerson.

Named for Jesse Hill
Operator of the Ferry Boat that landed just upstream under the present bridge site.
 
Erected 1964 by Boy Scouts of America.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsRoads & VehiclesSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 37° 21.009′ N, 120° 58.636′ W. Marker is near Newman, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is on River Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newman CA 95360, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merced River Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Louisa Jane Cox (approx. 0.9 miles away); Corporal Ronil “Ron” Singh (approx. 3.2 miles away); Corporal Tony "T.J." Gonzales (approx. 3.4 miles away); Corporal Ronil Singh (approx. 3.4 miles away); Giovannoni Building (approx. 3.4 miles away);
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Carnegie Library (approx. 3.4 miles away); Simon Newman Building (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newman.
 
Also see . . .  Hills Ferry. Additional photos of the marker and the Hills Ferry site. (Submitted on August 9, 2012, by James Card of Aberdeen, Washington.) 
 
Hills Ferry Marker on a Concrete Column image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 9, 2022
2. Hills Ferry Marker on a Concrete Column
Hills Ferry Marker and Background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Joseph Alvarado, April 9, 2022
3. Hills Ferry Marker and Background
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2012, by James Card of Aberdeen, Washington. This page has been viewed 865 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 9, 2012, by James Card of Aberdeen, Washington.   2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2022, by Joseph Alvarado of Livermore, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 13, 2024