“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Chowchilla, California

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Madera is the county seat for Madera County
Chowchilla is in Madera County
      Madera County (40)  
      Fresno County (116)  
      Mariposa County (99)  
      Merced County (37)  
      Mono County (76)  
      Tuolumne County (136)  
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1 California, Madera County, Chowchilla — Chowchilla Union High School1916 - 2016
The original high school cost approximately $50,000 and was accredited to a university. The structure was later demolished in 1976. September 11,1916 14 students presented themselves at the opening of Chowchilla Union High School in first and . . . Map (db m148196) HM
2 California, Madera County, Chowchilla — Dairyland School100 Years: September 1915-2015
Prior to 1915 children who lived in the northern Munich District of Madera County had to ride the train to Chowchilla to receive their education. To answer the need for a local school, Dairyland opened in September 1915 in the DeSpain house. Plans . . . Map (db m148161) HM
3 California, Madera County, Chowchilla — Mammoth Orange
In the early days of highway travel, there was very little in the way of convenience for hot and tired travelers. In 1926, Frank “Pops” Pohl got the idea to open a giant orange shaped juice stand in Tracy, Ca. The stand sold orange juice, lemonade, . . . Map (db m225750) HM
4 California, Madera County, Chowchilla — Railroads of Chowchilla
Southern Pacific Railroad Prior to 1912, there was no SP depot located in Chowchilla. The nearest depot was in Minturn, six miles to the north. Land developer O.A. Robertson bought the Chowchilla Ranch in 1912, and began selling parcels . . . Map (db m197167) HM
5 California, Madera County, Chowchilla — Railroads of ChowchillaSouthern Pacific Railroad — Chowchilla Pacific Railroad — Reported permanently removed
Southern Pacific Railroad - Before the townsite was created the train stopped at Minturn. Chowchilla was known as McNears Crossing. After it was founded the company moved the train station to a site just south of Robertson Blvd. Twenty . . . Map (db m200198) HM
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Dec. 7, 2023