Madge Cook was born in Madera in 1904.
Pieces of the Past
A vignette from the annals of the San Joaquin Valley by historian Bill Coate.
It is difficult to believe that 23 years have passed since Madge Cook came to a meeting of the Madera County Historical Society and shared some of
Throughout the history of Madera County, local law enforcement officers have put their lives on the line to protect the community, and from time to
For the first eight and a half years of Madera’s existence, she was spared the horrors of a major downtown fire.
During the 33-year existence of the flume, which gave birth to Madera, more than one billion feet of lumber floated down the big trough from the mo