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California Almond Growers Exchange

Almond Processing Facility

 
 
California Almond Growers Exchange Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
1. California Almond Growers Exchange Marker
Inscription.  The California Almond Growers Exchange founded in 1910, was first successful grower-owned co-operative for marketing California almonds. It pioneered in many fields, including almond production, mechanization and marketing. The first structure on this property was built in 1915 and was designed to mechanize almond processing. This shelling plant was one of the earliest structures of its type, and contained the world’s first mechanical cracker.
 
Erected 1985 by The State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with The California Almond Growers Exchange, November 15, 1985. (Marker Number 967.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1910.
 
Location. 38° 35.1′ N, 121° 28.72′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is mounted on the building inside security gate. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1809 C St, Sacramento, Sacramento CA 95811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
California Almond Growers Exchange Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
2. California Almond Growers Exchange Marker
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are within walking distance of this marker. Blue Diamond Building (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Governor’s Mansion (approx. half a mile away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jeannette Rankin (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jovita Idár (approx. 0.7 miles away); Julie Soderlund (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alice Dunbar Nelson (approx. 0.7 miles away); Luella Johnston (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Also see . . .  Sacramento History: California Almond Growers Exchange. A collection of photos from the early 1900’s (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.) 
 
California Almond Growers Exchange image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, January 15, 2006
3. California Almond Growers Exchange
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,354 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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Dec. 8, 2022