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El Centro in Imperial County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)

Women's 10,000 Club

Women's 10,000 Club Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James King, February 11, 2017
1. Women's 10,000 Club Marker
Inscription.  Established and organized in 1908 as the Men Club to promote the city of El Centro, their first goal was for El Centro to reach a population of 10,000 residents. On October 30, 1908 the women took over the club and renamed it the Women's 10,000 Club. This beautiful clubhouse was purchased in 1912 and remodeling was finished in 1921. The clubhouse has been used by the community for many civic and social functions during the 20th Century.
Erected 2002 by Native Sons of the Golden West.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWomen. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1908.
Location. 32° 47.436′ N, 115° 33.559′ W. Marker is in El Centro, California, in Imperial County. Marker is at the intersection of Olive Street and South 7th Street, on the right when traveling east on Olive Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 701 West Olive Street, El Centro CA 92243, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Imperial Valley Press (approx. ¼ mile away); Imperial Irrigation District (approx. 4 miles away); Imperial Valley Veterans' Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Pearl Harbor Survivors Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Mobley Meadows (approx. 4 miles away); McConnell Ranch (approx. 4.9 miles away); Camacho's Place and Café (approx. 5.3 miles away); Mormon Battalion (approx. 6½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Centro.
Women's 10,000 Club image. Click for full size.
Photographed By James King, February 11, 2017
2. Women's 10,000 Club
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. This page has been viewed 570 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 25, 2017, by James King of San Miguel, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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