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Knights Ferry News


POSTED January 10, 2018 10:01 a.m.
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Important Dates for your calendar! Paint Nite in Knights Ferry is January 27, Annual school dinner and auction is March 10, Civil War Days are March 17 and 18, Classic Car Show is April 7, and Peddler’s Faire is April 29.

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The Peddler’s Faire committee is seeking vendors. If you would like an application, please contact Gayle Higgins at 209-480-3602.

The Classic Car show committee is looking for sponsors and classic car entries. Any interested parties should contact Chris Peterson at 209-402-9831.

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We haven’t had much rain or snow this winter but it was during this time in 1862, the main street of town was completely underwater. In late December of 1861 there was a heavy snow fall followed by a warm winter week. On January 10, 1862, much of Knights Ferry was flooded. The flood levels were around 37 feet and said to be higher than any previous recorded levels and washed away many buildings. The General Store has marks on its walls to show the water levels from several floods.

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A note from Sally and Rocky Goehring: Robin Rodgers McCoy passed away in Kimberly, Idaho on December 19, 2017. Robin was the daughter of the late Bob and Betty Rogers of Knights Ferry, and the granddaughter of the late Clara and Charles Ulrich, and Bessie Rogers of Knights Ferry. Private interment in Knights Ferry. Memorials can be made to the Mark Ulrich Memorial Scholarship or favorite charity.

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