Merced Falls

Merced Falls (HMVME)

Location: Snelling, CA 95369 Merced County
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N 37° 31.417', W 120° 19.794'

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First known as California Ranche Crossing, then as Belt's Ferry. The site of a large Indian Rancheria. The Post Office at Merced Falls opened Sept. 4. 1856. The flour and woolen mills were built in 1854 and 1867. The town was destroyed by fire in August 1895. Yosemite Lumber Co. had a large mill here from 1912 until 1943.
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
Year Placed1970
Placed ByE Clampus Vitus, Estanislao Chapter No. 58
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 8:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 735958 N 4156311
Decimal Degrees37.52361667, -120.32990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.417', W 120° 19.794'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 25.02" N, 120° 19' 47.64" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8925-8999 Co Rd J16, Snelling CA 95369, US
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