Clovis in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Erected 2000 by E Clampus Vitus, Jim Savage Chapter 1852.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 36° 49.517′ N, 119° 42.017′ W. Marker is in Clovis, California, in Fresno County. Marker is at the intersection of South Clovis Avenue and 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on South Clovis Avenue. Touch for map.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clovis Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); September 11th California Memorial (approx. 2.7 miles away); Fort Washington (approx. 5.3 miles away); Christmas Tree Lane (approx. 6 miles away); Frank Chance Field 1935-1941 (approx. 6.9 miles away); Fresno Assembly Center (approx. 7.1 miles away); Fresno Traction Company (approx. 7.1 miles away); George M. Bowman (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clovis.
More about this marker. The huge granite rock used for the monument itself was once known as the "climbing rock" and at one time sat about 100 yards south of this location directly across from a sporting goods store. It was placed there by the sporting goods store and was used by rock climbers to test out rock climbing equipment until the store closed down.
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