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CHL No. 436 New Hope - San Joaquin


NO. 436 NEW HOPE - Approximately six miles west of this spot, 20 Mormon pioneers from thes hip Brooklyn founded the first known agricultural colony in San Joaquin Valley, planting the first wheat and crops that they irrigated by the pole and bucket method. They erected three log houses and operated a sawmill and a ferry across Stanislaus. Their settlement later became known as Stanislaus City.


430 W Main St, Ripon, CA 95366
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CHL #436 New Hope