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Riverbank in Stanislaus County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Riverbank Historical Museum

 
 
Riverbank Historical Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
1. Riverbank Historical Museum Marker
Inscription.  
This building was constructed in 1921 by the Andrew Carnegie Foundation and served as a public library. In 1996 it was placed into the National Registry of Historic Places. The history of our community is preserved in this museum by the Riverbank Historical Society.
 
Erected 1997 by Estanislao Chapter No.58, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkEducation. In addition, it is included in the Carnegie Libraries, and the E Clampus Vitus series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1921.
 
Location. 37° 44.17′ N, 120° 56.173′ W. Marker is in Riverbank, California, in Stanislaus County. Marker is on Sante Fe Street, on the left when traveling east. Marker is located at the Riverbank Historical Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3237 Santa Fe Street, Riverbank CA 95367, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Langworth (approx. 2.4 miles away); Oakdale Railroad Depot (approx. 5.4 miles away);
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Oakdale Saddle Club (approx. 6˝ miles away); Andrew McGinnes (approx. 6.6 miles away); Modesto Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 6.6 miles away); Grand Army of the Republic (approx. 6.6 miles away); Silent City (approx. 6.6 miles away); Empire City (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Regarding Riverbank Historical Museum. This site was placed on the Registry of Historic Places on 10/10/1996
 
Also see . . .  Carnegie Library - Riverbank. This is one of four Craftsman style California Carnegies and one of the last three Carnegies constructed in California. (Submitted on December 16, 2009.) 
 
Riverbank Historical Museum and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, May 29, 2009
2. Riverbank Historical Museum and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,389 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2009, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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