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El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Rust

 
 
Rust Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. Rust Marker
Caption: In 1915 this handsome building took at 10057 San Pablo Ave.
Inscription.
This area of El Cerrito was named for early resident and blacksmith Wilhelm (a.k.a. William) Rust. The Rust Post Office was located near here and the highest point in El Cerrito, north of Arlington Park, was named William Rust Summit in 1988.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.04′ N, 122° 18.166′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Fairmont Avenue, on the left when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10033 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. El Cerrito's First Mayor (within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito's Nightlife (within shouting distance of this marker); The Little Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); Cerrito Theater
Rust Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. Rust Marker
(about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Cerrito Hills (about 600 feet away); The 'IT' Club (about 600 feet away); The Six Bells & Cerro Square (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the northwest corner of San Pablo and Fairmont Avenues.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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