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Costa Mesa in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Wayside Market 1920(c)

 
 
Wayside Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
1. Wayside Market Marker
Inscription.
Costa Mesa Historical Site
Costa Mesa

Wayside
Market
1920(c)

 
Erected 2009 by City of Costa Mesa, Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 33° 38.456′ N, 117° 55.129′ W. Marker is in Costa Mesa, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Newport Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in sidewalk in front of Persian Treasure Rugs. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1814 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa CA 92627, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch 1923(c) (here, next to this marker); Post Office 1925(c) (here, next to this marker); TeWinkle Hardware 1922(c) (a few steps from this marker); Model Drug Store 1928(c) (a few steps from this marker); Meyers Department Store 1924(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis Barbershop & Soda Fountain 1921(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Pink's Drugs 1933(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); F.M. Bloom Shoe Repairs 1923(c) (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Costa Mesa.
 
Also see . . .  Costa Mesa Walk of History Revealed
Persian Treasure Rugs image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
2. Persian Treasure Rugs
. Wayside Market (1920-1925). The second store to open in town, Wayside Market was owned by fruit and vegetable farmers. It featured a meat market. Before that, residents would travel to Santa Ana to purchase meat. (Submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 173 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. 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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