While Bailey Flat may not be one of the better-known place names in Madera County, it does have an interesting history — one that goes back to the days when Madera County was still part of Fresno County.
This is a rather sad story. It’s about a man who took up arms to fight in the Civil War. He survived, settled in Madera County, and then was forgotten.
Early Maderans seemed to be always a bit puzzled by the goings-on across the tracks in its Chinatown.
If you want to have an interesting time, find a public school educator (it doesn’t have to be a teacher — it can be an administrator, an academic coach, or a teacher on special assignment) and ask them to ex
It is well known that lumber was pivotal in both the creation and growth of Madera County. The city of Madera even received its name from the industry.
The two women sat mutely beside each other on July 4, 1901, as the train pulled out of the Fresno station heading north toward Madera.
At 11 o’clock on the evening of Jan. 21, 1911, the Honorable George G. Goucher died in Madera, and with his passing the Valley lost one of its social pillars and active political leaders.