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Near Oakdale in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Langworth

 
 
Langworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, March 14, 2008
1. Langworth Marker
Inscription. Site of the town of Langworth. Founded in 1860 by Henry Langworthy It was on a branch of the old Mariposa Road that crossed the Stanislaus River at Islips Ferry. Was part of the 8 square league rancho granted by Mexico to A. B. Thompson in 1846. Langworth post office, 1864-1871, was moved to Oakdale when the railroad was built.

Erected October 15, 1966
Estanislao Chapter No. 58
E Clampus Vitus
 
Erected 1966 by Estanislau Chapter No. 58, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 45.228′ N, 120° 53.873′ W. Marker is near Oakdale, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 108 and Langworth Road, on the left when traveling west on State Highway 108. Touch for map. Marker is three miles west of the intersection of Highways 108 and 120 in downtown Oakdale. Marker is in this post office area: Oakdale CA 95361, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riverbank Historical Museum (approx. 2.4 miles away); Oakdale Railroad Depot (approx. 3 miles away); Empire City
Langworth Marker - wide view, looking southwest image. Click for full size.
April 30, 2011
2. Langworth Marker - wide view, looking southwest
(approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Empire City (approx. 8.1 miles away); Andrew McGinnes (approx. 8.6 miles away); Modesto Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 8.6 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 8.6 miles away); Silent City (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Langworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard Wisehart, March 14, 2008
3. Langworth Marker
View is easterly toward Oakdale. Marker is 75 feet south of highway in a parking lot off Langworth Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 1,142 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 18, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California.   2. submitted on May 1, 2011.   3. submitted on March 18, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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