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

Knights Ferry - The Store

 
 
Knights Ferry - The Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 23, 2007
1. Knights Ferry - The Store Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1852. This grocery store has been in continuous operation sever since. Making it the oldest store of its kind in the state of California. It has survived several disastrous floods that struck this community. The old pot bellied stove at the rear of the store has served as a meeting place for town notables for years.
 
Erected 1980 by Bill Stewart NGH, Estanislao Chapter No. 58, E. Clampus Vitus, April 19, 1980.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 49.164′ N, 120° 40.274′ W. Marker is in Knights Ferry, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street-Sonora Road and Dean Street, on the right when traveling west on Main Street-Sonora Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17701 Main Street, Oakdale CA 95361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Knights Ferry No. 2 (a few steps from this marker); Miller's Saloon (a few steps from this marker); Knight's Ferry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Knights Ferry Hook & Ladder (about 400 feet away);
The Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, February 23, 2007
2. The Store and Marker
Tulloch’s Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); Knights Ferry Covered Bridge (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Ancient and Honorable Order of E Clampus Vitus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Buena Vista (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knights Ferry.
 
Regarding Knights Ferry - The Store. Also see: All other nearby Knights Ferry markers for additional information.
 
Also see . . .
1. Ghost Towns: Knights Ferry. (Submitted on October 24, 2008.)
2. Knights Ferry. (Submitted on October 24, 2008.)
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable PlacesSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 24, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,071 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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