Knowles in Madera County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mr Knowles built a school house in 1891 and in 1892, Fresno County took over the school. In 1893 the county was divided and the district became part of Madera County.
Erected 1989 by E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
Location. 37° 12.417′ N, 119° 53.35′ W. Marker is in Knowles, California, in Madera County. Marker is on Knowles Road (County Road 606) Ό mile north of Granite Road, on the left. Located in front of the Hills Pride Inn, recognized as having one of the oldest liquor licenses in the state. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hydraulic Mining (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Charles Miller House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Raymond (approx. 1.1 miles away); Zebra Ranch - 1880's Yosemite Stage Route (approx. 5.9 miles away); Yosemite Stage Route (approx. 9.9 miles away); Willow Glen (approx. 10 miles away); Grub Gulch (approx. 10.4 miles away); Coarsegold (approx. 11.1 miles away).
Regarding Knowles. The Raymond and Knowles granite quarries are both nearby and both are still in operation.
Also see . . . A Visit to the Quarry. This personal blog details a visit to the quarry and also displays photos and additional information on the area. (Submitted on July 30, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.