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Hornitos in Mariposa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

D. Ghirardelli & Co.

 
 
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, October 8, 2010
1. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Marker
Inscription.
In 1858
D. Ghirardelli & Co.
Operated
This store
Now owned by
D. Ghirardelli Co.
Chocolate & Cocoa
Since 1852

 
Erected by D. Ghirardelli Co.
 
Location. 37° 30.126′ N, 120° 14.304′ W. Marker is in Hornitos, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is on Bear Valley Road (County Road J16). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2890 Bear Valley Road, Hornitos CA 95325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Wells Fargo Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Hornitos (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hornitos (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hornitos (within shouting distance of this marker); Hornitos Masonic Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hornitos Masonic Hall No. 98 (about 400 feet away); Cavagnaro General Store (about 700 feet away); St Catherine Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hornitos.
 
Also see . . .  Ghirardelli's Rich History. (Submitted on September 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
2. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store and Marker
Marker is seen on the left.

 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
3. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins
Memorial monument on right: A Loving Tribute to Eugenia Gagliardo, 1869 – 1960 and Luola L. Rodgers. 1879 – 1855, in appreciation of a lifetime of dedication to community service and good will. Hornitos School Patrons Club
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
4. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
5. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins
As seen from High Street (one block east).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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