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.
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 7 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madera Zoo (about 400 Madera to Yosemite Stage Route (about 700 feet away); Madera (approx. 4 miles away); Berenda (approx. 7.4 miles away); Sierra Sky Park (approx. 13½ miles away); Forestiere Underground Gardens (approx. 14½ miles away); Railroads of Chowchilla (approx. 15.6 miles away).
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 817 times since then and 8 times this year. 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.