Austin Root House, 1919
Owner of Root's Bar and Restaurant, Austin
opened Mt. Diablo Dairy in 1931 with father,
James Root, and delivered milk until 1945.
Austin and Elizabeth's children and grandchildren
all graduated from San Ramon High School.
Erected 2017 by Danville Heritage Resource Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1950.
Location. 37° 49.376′ N, 122° 0.129′ W. Marker is in Danville, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is at the intersection of West Linda Mesa Avenue and Railroad Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Linda Mesa Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 120 West Linda Mesa Avenue, Danville CA 94526, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Root House (within shouting distance of this marker); McDonald's Drug Store (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Danville Fire Station
More about this marker. This property is Danville Heritage Resource No. 20.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 81 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 20, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.