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Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Streets, South

 
 
Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Streets, South Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2020
1. Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Streets, South Marker
Inscription.  From the late 1940s to the early 1970s, the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company occupied a large brick building at the west end of the 1200 block of R Street. After nearly 25 years in business, Firestone left R Street and Capitol Wholesale Electric Company moved into the property.

Lyon Transfer and Storage constructed a large brick building in the early 1920s near the middle of the 1200 block. The Martha Washington Grocery store also leased a space in the building until it was demolishcd in the 1970s.

 
Erected 2011 by City of Sacramento, Capitol Area Development Authority.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 38° 34.219′ N, 121° 29.59′ W. Marker is in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. Marker is at the intersection of R Street and 13th Street, on the left when traveling west on R Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1810 13th Street, 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. Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Street, North (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Pacific Railroad

Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Streets, South Marker - wide view, looking west along R Street image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, April 25, 2020
2. Historic Businesses 12th to 13th Streets, South Marker - wide view, looking west along R Street
The marker is visible here on the corner, embedded in the sidewalk.
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Businesses 11th to 12th Street, South (about 500 feet away); St. Elizabeth Portuguese National Church (about 500 feet away); Theodore Judah (approx. 0.2 miles away); City's First Southern Flood Levee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Businesses 10th to 11th Streets, North (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fremont Cash Grocery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sacramento.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 17, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 17, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.   2. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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