GFWC Peoria Woman's Club
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N 33° 34.756 W 112° 14.381
12S E 384953 N 3716195
The Peoria Woman’s Club House, erected in April 1919, became a center for community-wide activities. In May 1959 the Women’s Club gave the clubhouse to the City of Peoria where they meet free of rent.
Waymark Code: WM8XEX
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 05/26/2010
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GFWC Peoria Woman's Club

In 1919, this building was constructed as a meeting place for the General Federation of Women's Clubs – Peoria Woman's Club. Originally located at the northwest corner of 83rd Avenue and Washington Street, the Clubhouse was restored and relocated to its present location in 2008. Throughout the years, the industrious club members put the building to use as a movie theater, dance hall, public library, and general gathering place to help meet the cultural and social needs of Peoria's growing population. In 2005, the club name was changed to GFWC Peoria 0 West Valley Women's Club to accommodate members. Who live throughout the West Valley. The clubhouse remains a multi-purpose civic center, accommodating a wide variety of programs that continue to enhance the lives of generations of Peoria's residents.

City of Peoria Local Historical Landmark
Registered in 2009
Marker Name: GFWC Peoria Woman's Club

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Maricopa

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:
City of Peoria Local Historical Landmark

Year placed: 2009

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