For John Wells, the journey is over. He died a few days ago at the age of 86.
George Washington Mordecai was just 16 years old when the guns fell silent on Fort Sumter in April 1861.
A number of folks who are interested in the history of Madera perked up when they heard recently that Madera Unified School District is opening Eas
As Madera entered the 20th century, optimism in the business community ran rampant.
An adventurer who rode with Kit Carson, scoured the West hunting for buffalo, fought in the Mexican/American War, and mined for gold from the banks