Madera in Madera County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Madera County Library Service
100 years of most satisfactory service.
Erected 2001 by Grub Gulch Chapter 41-49, E Clampus Vitus.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education. In addition, it is included in the E Clampus Vitus series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1901.
Location. 36° 57.633′ N, 120° 3.685′ W. Marker is in Madera, California, in Madera County. Marker is at the intersection of Yosemite Avenue and North G Street, on the right when traveling west on Yosemite Avenue. The old library is across from the Madera Courthouse Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 West Yosemite Avenue, Madera CA 93637, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madera Zoo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madera to Yosemite Stage RouteBorden Chinese Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Borden Chinese Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); Madera (approx. 4 miles away); Berenda (approx. 7.4 miles away); Dixieland School (approx. 8.7 miles away); Sierra Sky Park (approx. 13˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madera.
Regarding Madera County Library Service. The marker indicates the first book in the library was a book about Lumber. Madera is the Spanish word for lumber.
The building is well kept, but is used for storage only at this time.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 847 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. 3. submitted on December 25, 2012, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. 4. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.