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Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of Placerville Drive In Market

 
 
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By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
1. Site of Placerville Drive In Market Marker
Inscription.
Owned and operated by the
Ray Gier Family
From 1946 to 1955

Owned and operated by the Bing Peterson
and Thomas C. Smith Families
From 1955 to 1967

 
Location. 38° 43.658′ N, 120° 48.343′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Main Street west of California Highway 49, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is mounted on the brick retaining wall behind the “Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store” marker and is obscured by bushes. It faces the street in front of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store (here, next to this marker); Sgt. J. Scott Lindsay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Snowshoe Thompson (about 700 feet away); Placerville Pony Express (about 700 feet away); Three Unfortunates Hanged (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hangmans Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Forum Café / Union Hotel / United States Trio Hall / The Forum Café / The Blue Bell Café
Site of Placerville Drive In Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
2. Site of Placerville Drive In Market Marker
Marker is located on the brick wall at the back of the photo. The "Original Site of Raley's Grocery Store" is mounted on the front rock base.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Branch Saloon/Bingham's Jewelrey/Seligman Building/Ewing Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Placerville.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Site of Placerville Drive In Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
3. Site of Placerville Drive In Market Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 681 times since then and 4 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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