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National Historic Preservation Month: Wilson Island Centennial

  • Tower Disctrict Fresno, CA (map)

“The history of the Wilson Island and the architectural significance of its homes”

Celebrating this historic district’s centennial year during National Historic Preservation Month, May 2019.

Saturday, May 18th, 9:30am to 11:00am in the Fresno High School Auditorium, 1839 N. Echo Avenue, Fresno

There will be a presentation of proclamations from Fresno County Supervisor, District 3, Sal Quintero, and Fresno City Council Member, District 1, Esmeralda Soria. Jeannine Raymond will share highlights of the history of the Wilson Island and Rosanna Cooper Wilson, the woman who created it; and Karana Hattersley-Drayton will speak on the architectural significance of its homes. A self-guided tour of the neighborhood follows.  Annotated maps will be provided.

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