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Calaveritas in Calaveras County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

The Costa Store

Constructed by Mr. Luigi Costa in 1852

 
 
The Costa Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2006
1. The Costa Store Marker
Inscription.  He conducted a butcher shop, a distillery and various other enterprises in these buildings, for a total of 50 years. Descendants of Luigi and Charlotte Costa have preserved this handsome example of the heritage of Calaveritas.
 
Erected 1979 by Princess Parlor No.84, Native Daughters of the Golden West , June 9, 1979.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Native Sons/Daughters of the Golden West series list.
 
Location. 38° 9.529′ N, 120° 36.76′ W. Marker is in Calaveritas, California, in Calaveras County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Costa Road and Calaveritas Road. Marker is located 4.5 miles SE of San Andreas. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: San Andreas CA 95249, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Calaveritas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Attempted Stage Robbery (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fourth Crossing (approx.
The Costa Store image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, July 28, 2006
2. The Costa Store
2.3 miles away); Calaveras County Hospital Cemetery (approx. 3˝ miles away); The Red Barn (approx. 3.6 miles away); San Andreas (approx. 4˝ miles away); First Restaurant in Town (approx. 4˝ miles away); Altaville Grammar School (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Regarding The Costa Store. Also see: Calaveritas marker for additional information.
 
Also see . . .  The Costa Store. (Submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.)
 
Additional keywords. Gold Rush
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California. This page has been viewed 1,894 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2008, by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.
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