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Hill Town Ferry

On Old Hwy 68, SW corner of Spreckels Blvd and Old Hwy 68 (P.M. 18.1), 3.0 mi SW of Salinas, Salinas, CA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 36° 37' 49.4256", -121° 40' 0.8976"
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Operated by Hiram Cory, this was one of the first ferries to cross the Salinas River. The Monterey County Board of Supervisors regulated the toll which was, in 1877: buggy and horse, 25 cents, buggy and horses, 37-1/2 cents, four horses and wagon, 85 cents, six horses and wagon, $1, horse and saddle, 25 cents, and man on foot, 12-1/2 cents. The ferry operated until a bridge was built in 1889.

Last updated: 2/15/2016 21:05:00
Hill Town Ferry Historical Marker Location Map, Salinas, California Map