Near Newman in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected April 20, 1974
Estanislao Chapter No. 58
Garland R. Goesch NGH
E Clampus Vitus
Erected 1974 by Estanislao Chapter No. 58, E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 18.052′ N, 121° 6.238′ W. Marker is near Newman, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker can be reached from Interstate 5. Touch for map. The marker is located at a scenic overlook on top of a hill near Newman, CA. It is only accessible by exiting from I-5 driving southbound - exit at the sign for the scenic overlook, and follow the road ~0.1 mile to the top of the hill. Marker is in this post office area: Newman CA 95360, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. West of This Point is the California Aqueduct (within shouting distance Founding Day April 28, 1888 (approx. 4.4 miles away); Men of Gustine War Memorial (approx. 6.4 miles away); Enterprise School (approx. 6½ miles away); Gustine Museum (approx. 6.6 miles away); Hills Ferry (approx. 7.8 miles away); Hotel Del Puerto (approx. 11.9 miles away); Patterson's Westside Bell (approx. 11.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newman.
More about this marker. The marker is roughly one mile south of Orestimba creek. The rocks and sycamore grove, if still extant, are not visible from the marker.
Regarding Orestimba. In Historic Spots in California, Mildred Hoover notes that the Arroyo de Orestimba was called "the meeting place" because the padres and local Indians agreed to meet there again in the following year.
Categories. • Native Americans • Roads & Vehicles •
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