Parrott's Ferry

Parrott's Ferry (HM455)

Location: Columbia, CA 95310 Tuolumne County
Buy California State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 38° 2.371', W 120° 27.385'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites

— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —

Site of ferry crossing established 1860 by Thomas H. Parrott connecting mining towns of Tuttletown and Vallecito. Ferry in operation until 1903 when first bridge built. Ferry boat of flat bottom wooden construction propelled on heavy cables. Cable anchorage in large boulder Calaveras side of river still visible (1949) at low water, sandbag dam built to form small lake.
HM NumberHM455
Series This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series
Marker Number438
Year Placed1949
Placed ByCalifornia Centennial Commission with base provided by Aronos Research Club of Sonora
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 8:54am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 723217 N 4213253
Decimal Degrees38.03951667, -120.45641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.371', W 120° 27.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 22.26" N, 120° 27' 23.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23999 Parrots Ferry Rd, Columbia CA 95310, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Inspiration Point
0.49 miles
Columbia Marble Quarry
2.45 miles
Springfield Cemetery
2.52 miles
2.67 miles
Archie Stevenot
2.85 miles
Carson Hill
2.85 miles
James H. Carson
2.85 miles
2.9 miles
James Wood Coffroth
2.96 miles
Mark Twain Cabin
2.98 miles
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. What historical period does the marker represent?
  2. What historical place does the marker represent?
  3. What type of marker is it?
  4. What class is the marker?
  5. What style is the marker?
  6. This marker needs at least one picture.
  7. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  8. Is the marker in the median?