John P. Mangelos's Ripon (Images of America) PDF

By John P. Mangelos

Like California, the valley city of Ripon owes it beginnings to early adventurers. a bunch of Mormons trying to find the �Promised Land� in 1846 have been the 1st Europeans to settle alongside the Stanislaus River close to Ripon. In 1850, one other adventurous early pioneer, William H. Crow, settled within the area, and the 1st university to be validated within the county was once for this reason named for him 12 years later, in 1862. William H. Hughes bought 1,300 acres in 1857, and in 1872, he gave the railroad a right-of-way and supplied land for the depot often called Stanislaus Station. Amplias B. criminal, postmaster of this station, proposed in 1874 to rename the neighborhood in honor of his homeland, Ripon, Wisconsin. as a result California�s Ripon used to be demonstrated on December 21, 1874.

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