Franco’s Nursery in Madera had a long history before it ever sold a plant here.
Pieces of the Past
A vignette from the annals of the San Joaquin Valley by historian Bill Coate.
The city of Madera has just celebrated another centennial milestone. It was 100 years ago that the very first air mail service came to town.
It won’t be long before Madera’s past will once more be celebrated in fine fashion.
The young, petite, dark haired woman whose eyes bore the stains of lots of tears stood on the edge of the crowd at the Armory on Yosemite Avenue.
Last Tuesday, members of Madera’s Noon Rotary Club celebrated their 90th birthday.