Union City in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Site of the Nationís First Successful Beet Sugar Factory
Erected 1962 by California State Park Commission in cooperation with the Holly Sugar Corporation. (Marker Number 768.)
Location. 37° 36.032′ N, 122° 4.231′ W. Marker is in Union City, California, in Alameda County. Marker is at the intersection of Dyer Street and Ratekin Drive, on the right when traveling west on Dyer Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Union City CA 94587, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flight 93 Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); First County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Honcharenkoís Sanctuary (approx. 3 miles away); Leal Tank House (approx. 3.2 miles Ardenwood Historic Farm / George Washington Patterson Ranch (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hayward Public Library (approx. 4.9 miles away); Rancho San Lorenzo (approx. 4.9 miles away); NSGW Hall - Eden Parlor No. 113 (approx. 4.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union City.
Regarding Site of the Nationís First Successful Beet Sugar Factory. This site was designated as California Registered Historical Landmark No.768 on November 3. 1961
Also see . . . Wikipedia Article on E. H. Dyer. (Submitted on January 17, 2010.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 2,003 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2016, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2010, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.