Firebaugh in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Andrew Davidson Firebaugh - Firebaugh's Ferry
Jim Savage Chapter
E Clampus Vitus
Erected 1968 by E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 10.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Butterfield Overland Mail, and the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 36° 51.367′ N, 120° 26.983′ W. Marker is in Firebaugh, California, in Fresno County. Marker is at the intersection of Q Street and 15th Street, on the left when traveling south on Q Street. Touch for map. The marker is located at Dunkle Park. 15th Street East
More about this marker. The town of Firebaugh is named for Andrew Davidson Firebaugh. The settlement was first called Firebaugh's Ferry as buildings sprang up around the original ferry location.
Regarding Andrew Davidson Firebaugh - Firebaugh's Ferry. Andrew Firebaugh is buried in the foothills on his homestead less than a mile from Humphreys Station and about 10 miles above the pioneer town of Academy, named for The Academy that he helped to found.
Categories. • Notable Persons • Roads & Vehicles • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 24, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,878 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on February 27, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 24, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.