Fresno in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Fresno Assembly Center
Erected 1992 by State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Fresno District Fair, Japanese American Citizens League and the Central California Nikkei Foundation. (Marker Number 934.)
Location. 36° 43.891′ N, 119° 45.044′ W. Marker is in Fresno, California, in Fresno County. Marker can be reached from South Chance Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located near the main entrance to the Fresno Fairgrounds. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1141 South Chance Avenue, Fresno CA 93702, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Frank Chance Field 1935-1941 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fresno Traction Company (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Fresno Brewing Company (approx. 1˝ miles away); Billy Vukovich Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Young Corbett III (approx. 1.8 miles away); David of Sassoon (approx. 2.1 miles away); George M. Bowman (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Fresno Water Tower (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fresno.
More about this marker. This is California Historical Landmark No. 934, one of twelve California Assembly Center markers with the same number.
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