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

Farms and Dairies

 
 
Farms and Dairies Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. Farms and Dairies Marker
Caption: Poppy Hill Creamery, circa 1925.
Inscription.
El Cerrito was once a town of farms and dairies. The mild weather, lush fields, and many creeks coming down from the hills made for excellent dairy farming. Over the years, there have been about 25 dairies located in El Cerrito.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.361′ N, 122° 18.299′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of San Pablo Avenue and Eureka Avenue, on the right when traveling north on San Pablo Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10296 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 Music Scene (within shouting distance of this marker); Master Craftsmen (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fairmont School (about 700 feet away); Art and Culture in the City (about 700 feet away); Violet's (about 700 feet away); El Cerrito Public Library
Farms and Dairies Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. Farms and Dairies Marker
(about 800 feet away); The Six Bells & Cerro Square (approx. mile away); The 'IT' Club (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the southeast corner of San Pablo and Eureka Avenues.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 84 times since then. 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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