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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
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. Touch for map. The old library is across from the Madera Courthouse Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 175 West Yosemite Avenue, Madera CA 93637, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Madera Zoo (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Madera to Yosemite Stage Route (about 700 feet away); Madera (approx. 4 miles away); Berenda (approx. 7.4 miles away); Sycamore Point (approx. 9.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Sierra Sky Park (approx. 13.5 miles away); Forestiere Underground Gardens (approx. 14.5 miles away); Railroads of Chowchilla (approx. 15.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madera.
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.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Education •
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