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Los Banos in Merced County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Canal Farm Inn

 
 
Canal Farm Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
1. Canal Farm Inn Marker
Inscription. This original San Joaquin Valley Ranch headquarters of California pioneer and cattle baron Henry Miller (1827-1916), was established in 1873. His farsighted planning, development in the 1870ís of a vast gravity irrigation system, and the founding of Los Banos (1889) provided the basis for the present stability and wealth of this area.
 
Erected 1956 by California State Park Commission/Native Sons of the Golden West, Los Banos Parlor No. 206. (Marker Number 548.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 37° 3.437′ N, 120° 49.931′ W. Marker is in Los Banos, California, in Merced County. Marker is on East Pacheco Boulevard (California Route 33/152) 1.8 miles east of Mercey Springs Road (California Route 165), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1460 East Pacheco Boulevard, Los Banos CA 93635, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Los Banos (approx. 0.8 miles away); Woolgrowers (approx. 0.9 miles away); Henry Miller (approx. 0.9 miles away); Guglielmo Marconi
Canal Farm Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
2. Canal Farm Inn Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); San Luis Camp Adobe (approx. 7.1 miles away); Gustine Museum (approx. 16.6 miles away); Enterprise School (approx. 16.6 miles away); Men of Gustine War Memorial (approx. 16.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Los Banos.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cattle Baron Henry Miller - The Daily Journal. An article published November 3, 2008
When Heinrich Alfred Kreiser looked at his ticket for his shipís passage to California and read the name “Henry Miller” on it, he liked it.
He would keep his new name.
(Submitted on September 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 

2. Henry Miller - The Cattle King, and Father of Los Banos. (Submitted on September 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Canal Farm Inn, now a restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
3. Canal Farm Inn, now a restaurant
Canal Farm Inn, now a restaurant image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
4. Canal Farm Inn, now a restaurant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 9, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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