Standard in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1998 by E Clampus Vitus, Matuca Chapter No. 1849.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Notable Places • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
Location. 37° 58.155′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19040 Standard Road, Standard, California 95373, Standard CA 95373, 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. Ralph’s Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Soulsbyville (approx. 2.9 miles away); a different marker also named Soulsbyville (approx. 2.9 miles away); Emigrant Trail Terminus (approx. 3 miles away); Jacob Richard Stoker (approx. 3.6 miles away); Cherokee (approx. 3.6 miles away); Westside Flume & Lumber Company (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sonora (approx. 3.8 miles away).
Regarding Standard Township. The name Standard Township is believed to be derived from the location where the Pickering Lumber Company's railroad switched from the narrow gage rail line that brought in raw logs from the timbered mountains to the east onto the standard gage rail line that delivered finished lumber products from the Pickering mill to markets to the west, in the San Joaquin Valley and the San Francisco
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 1,390 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on October 22, 2014, by James King of San Miguel, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 16, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.