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Colma in San Mateo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Joe Cavalli – Historical Site

 
 
Joe Cavalli – Historical Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2010
1. Joe Cavalli – Historical Site Marker
Inscription.
Historical Site
1883 – 1924
Adjacent to this site stood “Cavalli’s Blacksmith Shop” which served the truck farmers in the area.
Joe Cavalli
1883 – 1946
Joe was the first and last sheriff of Lawndale (1924 – 1942) and the first Chief of Police of Colma (1942 – 1946).
 
Erected 1987 by Emperor Norton Brigade, E Clampus Vitus.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the E Clampus Vitus marker series.
 
Location. 37° 40.209′ N, 122° 27.066′ W. Marker is in Colma, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from Mission Road south of El Camino Real (California Highway 82), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. This small marker is mounted on the north side of the Molloy's Tavern Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1665 Mission Road, Daly City CA 94014, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Molloy’s Springs (a few steps from this marker); Colma City Hall (approx. 0.6 miles away); Old Colma Railroad Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different
Joe Cavalli – Historical Site Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2010
2. Joe Cavalli – Historical Site Marker
marker also named Old Colma Railroad Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Railroad Semaphore Signal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mount Olivet Cemetery Office and Streetcar Line (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colma Historical Museum (approx. 0.9 miles away); Where Daly City Started (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Colma.
 
Also see . . .  The History of Colma. August 5, 1924, Lawndale became an incorporated city of 2.2 square miles. The Association of Cemeteries was headed by Mattrup Jensen and Joe Cavalli, the town blacksmith was made Marshal. (Submitted on March 26, 2010.) 
 
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Molloy's Tavern and Marker on Side Wall image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, March 15, 2010
3. Molloy's Tavern and Marker on Side Wall
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 842 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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