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Calaveritas in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Costa Store

Constructed by Mr. Luigi Costa in 1852

 
 
The Costa Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2006
1. The Costa Store Marker
Inscription. He conducted a butcher shop, a distillery and various other enterprises in these buildings, for a total of 50 years. Descendants of Luigi and Charlotte Costa have preserved this handsome example of the heritage of Calaveritas.
 
Erected 1979 by Princess Parlor No.84, Native Daughters of the Golden West , June 9, 1979.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 38° 9.529′ N, 120° 36.76′ W. Marker is in Calaveritas, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Costa Road and Calaveritas Road. Click for map. Marker is located 4.5 miles SE of San Andreas. Marker is in this post office area: San Andreas CA 95249, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calaveritas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Attempted Stage Robbery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fourth Crossing (approx. 2.3 miles away); Calaveras County Hospital Cemetery (approx. 3.5 miles away); San Andreas (approx. 4.5 miles away);
The Costa Store image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2006
2. The Costa Store
First Restaurant in Town (approx. 4.5 miles away); Altaville Grammar School (approx. 5.9 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Regarding The Costa Store. Also see: Calaveritas marker for additional information.
 
Also see . . .  The Costa Store. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,788 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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