Selma in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 1975 by Jim Savage Chapter 1852, E Clampus Vitus. (Marker Number 19.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1818.
Location. 36° 34.05′ N, 119° 36.617′ W. Marker is in Selma, California, in Fresno County. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1884 Mill Street, Selma CA 93662, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Selma (approx. 0.2 miles away); Libby, McNeill and Libby Cannery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Groundwater Irrigation Beginnings (approx. 1˝ miles away); The History of the Town Kingsburg (approx. 4.9 miles away); George Boyle (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fred French (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Historic Kingsburg Jail (approx. 4.9 miles away); Fowler's Switch (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selma.
More about this marker. The marker is brass on a marble base next to a water faucet on Mill Street near the intersection with South McCall in Lincoln Park.
The corner of Mill and McCall is a large flat concrete area locate in Lincoln Park with designs set into the concrete, and a large bench along one side for seating. When standing in the center of this large concrete open area, you will see the Frank Dusy monument and the water faucet to your right.
Regarding Frank Dusy. Frank Dusy is recognized as a famous figure in Fresno County history. He did not settle in any one location until later in life, preferring to travel all over the Sierras, Fresno County and what is now Kings County. He was comfortable in the mountains as well as the valleys.
Also see . . . “Exploration of the Sierra Nevada” (1925). An article by Francis P. Farquhar. (Submitted on March 5, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,722 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 14, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. 2. submitted on January 21, 2019, by Mandy Kirby of Clovis, California. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 4, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.