Knowles in Madera County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Mr Knowles built a school house in 1891 and in 1892, Fresno County took over the school. In 1893 the county was divided and the district became part of Madera County.
Erected 1989 by E Clampus Vitus.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
Location. 37° 12.417′ N, 119° 53.35′ W. Marker is in Knowles, California, in Madera County. Marker is on Knowles Road (County Road 606) ¼ mile north of Granite Road, on the left. Touch for map. Located in front of the Hills Pride Inn, recognized as having one of the oldest liquor licenses in the state. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35953 Knowles Road, Raymond CA 93653, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Charles Miller House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Raymond Yosemite Stage Route (approx. 9.9 miles away); Willow Glen (approx. 10 miles away); Grub Gulch (approx. 10.4 miles away); Coarsegold (approx. 11.1 miles away); Wassama Roundhouse (approx. 14.4 miles away); Wassama Village (approx. 14.8 miles away).
Regarding Knowles. The Raymond and Knowles granite quarries are both nearby and both are still in operation.
Also see . . . A Visit to the Quarry. This personal blog details a visit to the quarry and also displays photos and additional information on the area. (Submitted on July 30, 2010.)
Additional keywords. raymond quarry knowles hills pride inn roberts roost
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 29, 2010, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.