Knight's Ferry

Knight's Ferry (HMSAS)

Location: Knights Ferry, CA 95361 Stanislaus County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 49.136', W 120° 40.324'

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— 1849 - 1930 —

Knight's Ferry was founded by Captain William Knight, a member of Fremont's expedition of 1844. This town was a center of great mining activity and was a distributing point for the mother lode country.
In 1854 the first sawmill and flour mill for this territory was erected by Locke and Dent.
General U.S. Grant visited his brother-in-law George Dent, in 1854.
Knight's Ferry was the county seat of Stanislaus County from 1862 until 1872.

Erected by the Major Hugh Moss Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
of Modesto.
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the More Than Words series.
Year Placed1930
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution, Hugh Moss Chapter
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:28am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 704901 N 4188278
Decimal Degrees37.81893333, -120.67206667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 49.136', W 120° 40.324'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 49' 8.16" N, 120° 40' 19.44" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 17566 Main St, Knights Ferry CA 95361, US
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