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Madera, California: Madera Zoo Site, Stuffed Polly

Historical E Clampus Vitus marker about 1912 aviary and zoo once at this location. Monument is topped with a small alligator. Famous parrot Polly is supposedly stuffed and displayed in the adjacent Courthouse Museum.

Courthouse Park

101-199 W 6th St, Madera, CA
W 6th St, east of courthouse. Madera County Museum, 210 W Yosemite Ave.
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Broken gator.

Madera Zoo Site, Stuffed Polly

The historical sign tells the short and amusing history of the Madera Zoo. The alligator on top of the sign is sadly broken.

[amy, 03/07/2017]

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