First WheatApproximately 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.
|Series||This marker is part of the Daughters of Utah Pioneers series|
|Placed By||California Centennials Commission and Daughters of Utah Pioneers|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 11:00pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 665047 N 4178164|
|Decimal Degrees||37.73590000, -121.12691667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 44.154', W 121° 7.615'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 44' 9.24" N, 121° 7' 36.90" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 321 W 4th St, Ripon CA 95366, US|
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