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Knights Ferry

Knights Ferry

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Tutorial

Standard

3.3.2. Students draw from historical and community resources to organize the sequence of local historical events and describe how each period of settlement left its mark on the land. Describe the economics established by settlers and their influence on the present-day economy, with emphasis on the importance of private property and entrepreneurship.

Grade Level

Third Grade Local History

Objective

SWBAT identify the importance of the Historical town of Knights Ferry by completing a response question on a google form.

Map

Drone Video

Hiking is also available to visitors along with swimming and cliff diving locations.

Present Day Economy

The historical town's river is one of the central valleys number one rafting destination brining a lot of central valley tourism and economy.

Present Day Economy

The spring Civil War reenactment brings many visitors to see the show and brings people to the towns famous ice cream parlor, and general store helping their business. These businesses also gain a lot of business during the summer months with the water rafting.

References

http://www.pashnit.com/roads/cal/KnightsFerry.htm

"Knights Ferry." Knights Ferry. Web. 09 Apr. 2016. <http://www.malakoff.com/goldcountry/knights.htm>;.

"The History of Knights Ferry." Sunshine Rafting. Web. 09 Apr. 2016. <http://www.raftadventure.com/about-us/knights-ferry-history/>;.

"Stories/Galleries." Journal of Sierra Nevada History & Biography. Web. 09 Apr. 2016. <http://www.sierracollege.edu/ejournals/jsnhb/v2n2/CoveredBridges-KF.html>;.