Coalinga in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Crescent Meat Co.
1905 – 1968
The Levy’s and Jake Zwang bought the Coalinga Market and Crescent Market from the four pioneer Kreyenhagen Bros. in 1905. They moved their business into a new brick building. In 1906, the Levy’s and Zwang incorporated under the name Crescent Meat Company, and continued in the business of raising, butchering and selling meat. The three partners all holding equal shares; Moses Levy, Pres., Albert Levy, Director and Manager, and Jacob Zwang, Vice Pres.
In 1912 the Crescent Meat Co. combined interests with the Hays Cattle Co. operating in the Coalinga area, The Avenal Ranch and the Hays Ranch in Yavapai County, Arizona. This association
Erected by Coalinga Lions Club.
Location. 36° 8.374′ N, 120° 21.614′ W. Marker is in Coalinga, California, in Fresno County. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Street and West Elm Street, on the left when traveling north on North 5th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 197 North 5th Street, Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Amy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Earthquake of 1983 (within shouting distance of this marker); Bordagaray’s (within shouting distance of this marker); Webb Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Street, Coalinga 1912 (within shouting distance of this marker); Fredrick Tibbits and Louis O’Neill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); A.P. May Inc. (about 400 feet away); Sullivan Hotel (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Coalinga.
Categories. • Agriculture • Industry & Commerce •
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