North to Briceberg: with stops


Shown is David Clark’s sawmill, milling lumber for the courthouse in the mid-1850s.After the opening of Highway 140 from Mariposa to Yosemite National Park, many projects developed to accommodate the new visitors to the park. Just north of Mariposa was the Mel-O-Dee Motel, then, at the summit at Whitlock Road, the Summit Inn had a gas station, restaurant and cabins. One of the earlier operators was the Spaulding family.
Next on the highway was Yosemite Oaks and Acorn Inn. This was developed by a...

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