Kingston, California

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"KINGSTON - Founded in 1856 by L. A. Whitmore, who operated the first ferry to cross the Kings River, Kingston became stopping place for Butterfield stages after 1858. A toll bridge superseded the ferry in 1873. On December 26, 1873, Tiburcio Vásquez and his bandit gang made a bold raid, robbing the entire village." - California Historic Landmark No.270

Update Log 

  • March 27, 2019: Updated by Richard Doody: Add historical information
  • March 1, 2017: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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