The Old Millerton Road Crossed Here

The Old Millerton Road Crossed Here (HM15OP)

Location: Le Grand, CA 95333 Merced County
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N 37° 20.468', W 120° 13.259'

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From Stockton to Los Angeles via Millerton where the Friant Dam now is, was the first, and for many years the main road used by goldseekers and settlers. The route followed the edge of the hills to be near the mines and to provide a firm roadbed in wet weather and narrow river crossings.

Much of the old road was abandoned when the advent of railroads changed the route of travel but its east line between Phillip's Old Toll Ferry on the Merced and Newton's, on the Chowchilla, as traveled in the year 1864, remains the official boundary line between Merced and Mariposa Counties.
HM NumberHM15OP
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 8:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 746182 N 4136339
Decimal Degrees37.34113333, -120.22098333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 20.468', W 120° 13.259'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 20' 28.08" N, 120° 13' 15.54" W
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Area Code(s)209, 559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14999 Central Yosemite Hwy, Le Grand CA 95333, US
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