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Livermore and Chester Store

 
 
Livermore and Chester Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
1. Livermore and Chester Store Marker
Inscription.  Site of Livermore and Chester Store, first business establishment in Bakersfield, an adobe structure built in 1865. Purchased by H. H. Fish in 1886. Destroyed in the fire of 1889. Rebuilt in 1890.
 
Erected 1965 by Kern County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 22.565′ N, 119° 1.143′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Chester Avenue and 19th Street, on the right when traveling west on Chester Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1831 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Vest Drug Store and Market (here, next to this marker); Arlington House (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Weill's Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Bakersfield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kress Building
Vests Market image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
2. Vests Market
(about 300 feet away); Brock's Department Store (about 400 feet away); Crites Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
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Now Vests Market image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
3. Now Vests Market
Vests Market image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
4. Vests Market
Vests Sign image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
5. Vests Sign
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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