• Queen Calafia Statue - Turlock, California

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      Photo by Kimberly Goza
      Calafia, sometimes also called Califia, was a fictitious black warrior queen who ruled over the mythical Island of California in a novel written by a Spanish author around 1500. This fountain statue of her was erected in downtown Turlock in 2005, and has stood here ever since, despite a drive to have it relocated. Her colorful robe is decked with symbols of the area's rich agricultural heritage.

      If you go:
      Calafia is not an indispensable masterpiece that you should go a great distance out of your way for, but if you're going to be in the neighborhood anyway, she's definitely worth checking out.

      Links:



      Main and Market Streets
      Turlock, California 95380 USA
      info@turlockchamber.com

      Mailing address:
      Turlock Chamber Of Commerce
      115 S. Golden State Blvd.
      Turlock, CA 95380 USA

      Phone Numbers:

      Turlock Chamber Of Commerce
      +1 (209) 632-5289


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