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

Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop

Circa 1889

 
 
Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop Marker
Inscription.
In 1909 Rust was named the first postmaster of Rust, California, which was renamed El Cerrito in 1917

 
Erected 1997 by El Cerrito Historical Society. (Marker Number 1.)
 
Location. 37° 54.06′ N, 122° 18.175′ 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: 10057 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. Rust (within shouting 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); Cerrito Theater (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 'IT' Club (about 500 feet away); The Six Bells & Cerro Square (about 500 feet away); El Cerrito Hills (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
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Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 150 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.
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