Parrott's Ferry

Parrott's Ferry (HM455)

Location: Columbia, CA 95310 Tuolumne County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 2.371', W 120° 27.385'

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— Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail —

Site of ferry crossing established 1860 by Thomas H. Parrott connecting mining towns of Tuttletown and Vallecito. Ferry in operation until 1903 when first bridge built. Ferry boat of flat bottom wooden construction propelled on heavy cables. Cable anchorage in large boulder Calaveras side of river still visible (1949) at low water, sandbag dam built to form small lake.
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HM NumberHM455
Series This marker is part of the Mark Twain Bret Harte Trail series
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Marker Number438
Year Placed1949
Placed ByCalifornia Centennial Commission with base provided by Aronos Research Club of Sonora
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 8:54am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 723217 N 4213253
Decimal Degrees38.03951667, -120.45641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 2.371', W 120° 27.385'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 2' 22.26" N, 120° 27' 23.10" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23999 Parrots Ferry Rd, Columbia CA 95310, US
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