Near Columbia in Tuolumne County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
—Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —
Erected 1949 by California Centennial Commission with base provided by Aronos Research Club of Sonora. (Marker Number 438.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail marker series.
Location. 38° 2.371′ N, 120° 27.385′ W. Marker is near Columbia, California, in Tuolumne County. Marker is on Parrotts Ferry Road (County Highway E18) 6.9 miles from State Highway 49, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is approximately 5 miles north of the town of Columbia, on the north side of the bridge that crosses New Melones Reservoir. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia CA 95310, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Inspiration Point (approx. half a mile away); Columbia Marble Quarry (approx. Springfield Cemetery (approx. 2˝ miles away); Springfield (approx. 2.7 miles away); Archie Stevenot (approx. 2.9 miles away); Carson Hill (approx. 2.9 miles away); James H. Carson (approx. 2.9 miles away); Columbia (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Regarding Parrott’s Ferry. Cable anchorage boulder that was visible in 1949 is now submerged by New Melones Reservoir.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. This page has been viewed 2,275 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 2, 2008, by Richard Wisehart of Sonora, California. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.