#0346 Hock Farm (Site of)


#0346 Hock Farm (Site of)

Site information:

5320 Garden Hwy at intersection of Messick Rd


Plaque information:

Private plaque on the site itself.

One state plaque located on Hwy 99, S of Messick Rd
39.048593, -121.633243

Second state plaque located on Live Oak Blvd, N of Yuba City
39.181165, -121.627621

Private plaque text:

This memorial is constructed of the original iron from the fort of Hock Farm, Established in 1841 by John Augustus Sutter. Being the first white settlement in Sutter County. The fort and farm buildings on the banks of the Feather River opposite this point.

Erected by Sutter and Yuba Bi-County Federation of Womens Clubs. 1927

State plaque text:

Sutter's Hock Farm

First white settlement in Sutter County, on banks of the Feather River, established 1844. General John A. Sutter retired to this farm in 1850. Partially destroyed by debris from mines in flood.

Department of Public Works - Division of Highways

Registered 8/8/1939