New Hope

California State Historic Landmark 436

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#436 New Hope - 1846 - First Wheat
Approximately six miles west twenty Mormon pioneers from ship Brooklyn founded first known agricultural colony in San Joaquin Valley. Planted first wheat; also crops they irrigated by pole and bucket method. Erected three log houses, operated sawmill and ferry across Stanislaus. Settlement later known as Stanislaus City.

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Ripon City Park, Fourth and Locust Sts, Ripon.

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