Emory, California

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Emory (also, Richardsons) is a former settlement in Mariposa County, California.[1] It was located on the Yosemite Valley Railroad 1 mile (1.6 km) west of Clearing House.[1] Emory still appeared on maps as of 1934.[1]

The name honors A. Emory Wishon, head of Yosemite Portland Cement Company which mined limestone at the place.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 759. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.