Near Sanger in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1981 by E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 25.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 36° 49.817′ N, 119° 19.5′ W. Marker is near Sanger, California, in Fresno County. Marker can be reached from Pine Flat Road 1½ miles north of Elwood Road. Touch for map. The monument is about 100 feet away from the top of Pine Flat Dam in what was once the parking lot for visiting the dam. About 1.5 miles north on Pine Flat Road from where Elwood Road becomes North Elwood Road. Pine Flat Road continues on and branches West to cross the Kings River, and branches East to drive up to the dam. Marker is in this post office area: Sanger CA 93657, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Choinumni (approx. 2.2 miles away); Dalton Mountain (approx. 3 miles away); William "Yank" Hazelton (approx. 6.6 miles away); Humphrey Station (approx. 11.3 miles away); Kings River - Centerville (approx. 11.7 miles away); Dunlap Cemetery (approx. 13.4 miles away); Tollhouse (approx. 13.7 miles away).
More about this marker. Since 9/11/2001, the road to the dam has been closed and is monitored by the National Guard. It is a $1,000 fine to attempt to visit the dam, so no one has been able to visit the marker since 2001.
Plans are in the works to move the marker down to Winton Park on the Kings River to allow access.
Also see . . . Kings River - Rio Rio de los Santos Reyes. A Wikipedia article with photos, history and additional information. (Submitted on February 28, 2010.)
Categories. • Agriculture • Horticulture & Forestry • Natural Features • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,405 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on February 26, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. 2. submitted on March 9, 2017, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. 3, 4. submitted on February 26, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A readable photo of the marker. • Current photo of Pine Flat Dam. • Can you help?