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San Simeon in San Luis Obispo County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Sebastian Store

 
 
Sebastian Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, November 27, 2004
1. Sebastian Store Marker
Inscription. This is the oldest store building along the north coast of San Luis Obispo County. Built in 1852 at Whaling Point, one half mile westward, it was moved in 1878 to its present location. Operated by the Sebastian family for half century, it is now owned and operated by J.C. and Louise Sebastian.
 
Erected 1960 by California State park Commission in cooperation with San Luis Obispo County Historical Society and El Pinal Parlor No. 163, Native Daughters of the Golden West. (Marker Number 726.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the California Historical Landmarks, and the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West marker series.
 
Location. 35° 38.603′ N, 121° 11.482′ W. Marker is in San Simeon, California, in San Luis Obispo County. Marker is on SLO San Simeon Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 442 SLO San Simeon Road, San Simeon CA 93452, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hearst San Simeon State Historical Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Point Piedras Blancas, A Recent Colony (approx. 4 miles away); Nitt Witt Ridge
Sebastian Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Konrad R Summers, August 17, 2012
2. Sebastian Store and Marker
(approx. 7.4 miles away); Piedras Blancas Lighthouse Lens (approx. 7.6 miles away); Cambria Veterans' Memorial (approx. 7.6 miles away); Preserving a Bit of History (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Town of Harmony (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
Regarding Sebastian Store. The Sebastian Store is one of the few remaining remnants of an area that supported a thriving shipping industry and on display at the store is a collection of whaling implements used at the whaling station located at San Simeon Bay during the 1880's and early 1890's.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Buildings
 
Sebastian Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Konrad R Summers, August 17, 2012
3. Sebastian Store and Marker
Sebastian Store image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, November 27, 2004
4. Sebastian Store
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.   2, 3. submitted on , by Konrad R Summers of Santa Clarita, California.   4. submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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