Coalinga in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
1908 – 1983
A November 28, 1941 article in the Coalinga Daily Record headlines “Polk Street Pupils Go To New School” (The Sunset School of today). While the Polk Street school is being terminated as a public school building it will not be abandoned. The Board of Education plans to transfer the Youth Community Center from the old Sunset to Polk Street and dispose of the old Sunset property.
Erected by Coalinga Lions Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1908.
Location. 36° 8.196′ N, 120° 21.333′ W. Marker is in Coalinga, California, in Fresno County. Marker is at the intersection of East Polk Street and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling west on East Polk Street Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 East Polk Street, Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coalinga’s First School (a few steps from this marker); 1911 Boiler (within shouting distance of this marker); Coalinga’s First Rail Station – 1891 (approx. ¼ mile away); Coalinga’s Notorious Whiskey Row “1909” (approx. ¼ mile away); A.P. May Inc. (approx. ¼ mile away); Sullivan Hotel (approx. ¼ mile away); Fredrick Tibbits and Louis O’Neill (approx. ¼ mile away); Bordagaray’s (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coalinga.
More about this marker. This marker is located in Lynch Family Park formed by the intersections of East Polk Street, South 5th Street and East Ivy.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 3, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.