Mariposa’s Street Names

Who are Mariposa’s streets named after?

Many of Mariposa’s original streets were named for John C. Fremont and his family.

  • Charles Street – Named for John C. Fremont. The “C” stands for Charles.
  • Jessie Street – Named for Fremont’s wife, Jessie Benton Fremont
  • Bullion Street – Named for Fremont’s father-in-law, Senator “Bullion” Benton
  • Jones Street – Named for William Carey Jones, Fremont’s brother-in-law

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Posted on June 29, 2016