CA Historical Marker: Robinson's Ferry
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member benh57
N 38° 00.545 W 120° 30.285
10S E 719066 N 4209761
Quick Description: NO. 276 ROBINSON'S FERRY - Beautiful overlook at a historical river crossing spot.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/5/2008 1:49:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM2XD2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 48

Long Description:
In 1848 John W. Robinson and Stephen Mead established ferry transport for freight, animals and persons across river. In 1856 Harvey Wood purchased interest and later acquired property which was maintained by Wood Family until 1911. Charges were 50 cents for each passenger, horse, jenny or other animal.
Marker Number: 276.00

Marker Name: NO. 276 ROBINSON'S FERRY

County: Calaveras

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 05/22/1949

Location:
Vista point on State Hwy 49 (P.M. 0.6), 5.4 mi S of Angels Camp


Website: Not listed

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