Kings River

Kings River (HMIMM)

Location: Sanger, CA 93657 Fresno County
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N 36° 49.817', W 119° 19.5'

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Its waters made possible the irrigation of a million fertile acres, despite a 39 year battle over water rights. From 1882 forward, 150 lawsuits were filed and early irrigators often used armed force to open headgates to water their crops. L. A. Nares proposed the first diversion plan in 1897. Broader agreements in 1921 and 1927 brought peace. Completion of Pine Flat Dam in 1956 by the U.S. Corps of Engineers for flood control and irrigation finally insured maximum use of the river's water, nearly all farmer-owned.
Jim Savage Chapter 1852 E Clampus Vitus.
October 25, 1981
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Marker Number25
Year Placed1981
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:26am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 292655 N 4078568
Decimal Degrees36.83028333, -119.32500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 49.817', W 119° 19.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 49' 49.02" N, 119° 19' 30.00" W
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Area Code(s)559
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 152-198 Unnamed Road, Sanger CA 93657, US
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