New Hope - 1846

New Hope - 1846 (HMCTZ)

Location: Ripon, CA 95366 San Joaquin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 44.154', W 121° 7.615'

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First Wheat

Approximately six miles west, 20 Mormon pioneers from ship Brooklyn founded first known agricultural colony in San Joaquin Valley. Planting first wheat; also crops they irrigated by the pole and bucket method. Erected three log houses, operated sawmill and ferry across Stanislaus. Settlement later known as Stanislaus City.
Tablet placed by California Centennials Commission
Base furnished by Alameda County Camps,
Daughters Utah Pioneers
Dedicated October 22, 1949
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series
Marker Number436
Year Placed1949
Placed ByCalifornia Centennials Commission and Daughters of Utah Pioneers
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:00pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 665047 N 4178164
Decimal Degrees37.73590000, -121.12691667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.154', W 121° 7.615'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 9.24" N, 121° 7' 36.90" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 321 W 4th St, Ripon CA 95366, US
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