Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

El Cerrito's Nightlife

 
 
El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker
Advertisement for the Wagon Wheel restaurant
Inscription.
From the late 1920s until the early 1950s, El Cerrito and nearby unincorporated areas were popular destinations for people to play the slots, high-low games, numbers and more while enjoying fine food and entertainment.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.026′ N, 122° 18.16′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on San Pablo Avenue near Fairmont Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10003 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Little Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Rust (within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito's First Mayor (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito Hills (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line);
El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker
Cerrito Creek (about 600 feet away); Cerrito Theater (about 600 feet away); The 'IT' Club (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the southwest corner of San Pablo and Fairmont Avenues.


This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical and Cultural Pavers.
 
Also see . . .  A Bit of El Cerrito History — Via Food -- Patch. From World War I-era grocers to a Polynesian-themed dinner in the 1950s, this stew of food-related artifacts offers a glimpse of El Cerrito's culinary past. (Submitted on April 22, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.) 
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 144 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement