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Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Street, North

 
 
Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Street, North Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 11, 2020
1. Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Street, North Marker
Inscription.  In the early 1900s, businesses on this half block included the Sacramento Cigar Box Factory and Pioneer Fuel. The structures that housed these businesses were demolished prior to 1945.

Before the 1940s, R Street Corridor structures were primarily commercial ones. However, a number of residential buildings lined the north side of the 1200 block and faced both 12th and 13th Streets. A home constructed in 1910 still stands on the east end of the block, facing 13th Street.
 
Erected 2011 by City of Sacramento, Capitol Area Development Authority.
 
Location. 38° 34.231′ N, 121° 29.605′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is on R Street west of 13th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sacramento CA 95811, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Western Pacific Railroad (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Businesses 11th to 12th Street, South (about 400 feet away); St. Elizabeth Portuguese National Church (about 500

Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Street, North Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, January 11, 2020
2. Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Street, North Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here embedded in the sidewalk, while the 1910 vintage house mentioned on the marker is in the background.
feet away); Fremont Cash Grocery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Westminster Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Acorns, Oaks, and the Native Peoples (approx. 0.3 miles away); California Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sacramento Purple Heart Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2020. This page originally submitted on January 12, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 12, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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