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#276:  Robinson's Ferry

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Location:

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

38.008954,-120.504673

Plaque:

State Plaque

Notes:

None


From the plaque:

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 placed by California Centennials Commission. Base furnished by Angels Camp Lions Club. Dedicated May 22, 1949.



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