California Historic Landmarks

Hill Town Ferry

Site Information

Marker Plaque
site photo
Landmark Number: 560
Location: Approximately 25 feet north of the end of Speckels Court, near Spreckels, Monterey County
Marker Plaque: one or more plaques placed by civic organizations or other groups

Description

The Hill Town Ferry was one of the first ferries to cross the Salinas River and operated at this spot until a bridge was built in 1889.

The guide book lists the location as 'SW corner of Spreckels Blvd. and Old Hwy 68'

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Map showing the monument's location.

 

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