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

The Six Bells & Cerro Square

 
 
The Six Bells & Cerro Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. The Six Bells & Cerro Square Marker
Caption: Former Six Bells owner, Vic Figone and his wife, Elsie, at a ceremony with Judge Charles Baldwin (far left) and Attorney Thomas M. Carlson (far right), circa 1960.
Inscription.
The Figone family's "Six Bells" restaurant stood near here for many years. Later Berkeley-born and well-known Major League Baseball player (and later manager) Billy Martin opened "Cerro Square" here in the early 1960s.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.138′ N, 122° 18.213′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Central Avenue, on the left when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10101 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 'IT' Club (within shouting distance of this marker); Cerrito Theater (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rust (about 600 feet away); El Cerrito's First Mayor (about 600 feet away);
The Six Bells & Cerro Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. The Six Bells & Cerro Square Marker
Violet's (about 700 feet away); The Little Hill (about 700 feet away); El Cerrito's Nightlife (about 700 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 Central Avenues.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
Categories. EntertainmentIndustry & Commerce
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 6 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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