"Community Dairy" / Manteca, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team
N 37° 47.829 W 121° 13.124
10S E 656826 N 4184803
Quick Description: A mural comemorating Mantica's long and rich farming history.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 5/28/2006 8:30:44 PM
Waymark Code: WMDQH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member TVN
Views: 51

Long Description:

This was the sixth mural done by the Manteca Mural Society. Its nick name is "cow-muh-nity mural".

The location of this mural was once the place of "The Creamery", Manteca's first business. This dairy was so successful that in 1911 it received its own railroad stop. The stop was supposed to be called Monteca (Spanish for cream) but a railroad-misprint turned it into Manteca (Spanish for lard). The error was never fixed and for the last 100 years, our town has been called "Lard."

City: Manteca

Location Name: Parking lot at 230 W. Yosemite Avenue

Artist: Dave Gordon

Date: 10/02/2005

Media: Not listed

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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