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Rancho Cucamonga in San Bernardino County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Garrett & Co. Winery (Virginia Dare Winery)

10470 Foothill Blvd. Rancho Cucamonga, CA

 

— Built 1933 —

 
Garrett & Co. Winery (Virginia Dare Winery) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Levi Gonzalez, June 15, 2020
1. Garrett & Co. Winery (Virginia Dare Winery) Marker
Inscription.  
The design of the winery was inspired by the Mission Inn in Riverside and built by John Klusman and M.E. Post in 1910. From 1912 to 1962, Garrett and Company produced wine, except during Prohibition, at which time Virginia Dare grape concentrate was produced. Only the grape crusher building and the tower portion are original and stand among the commercial and retail office buildings of the complex.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 34° 7.406′ N, 117° 32.279′ W. Marker is in Rancho Cucamonga, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker can be reached from Firehouse Court 0.1 miles west of Day Creek Boulevard. The marker is across the street from the fire station, where a pink brick crosswalk leads directly to the marker. Also just outside of the Day Creek Marketplace. If accessing from inside the Marketplace, follow the pathway under the clock tower. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12270 Firehouse Court, Rancho Cucamonga CA 91739, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ellena/Regina Winery (Filippi Winery) (about 300 feet away, measured in a
Garrett & Co. Winery (Virginia Dare Winery) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Levi Gonzalez, June 15, 2020
2. Garrett & Co. Winery (Virginia Dare Winery) Marker
direct line); Etiwanda Grape Products Company Site (about 500 feet away); A Tribute to the Rich History of Wine Making in Rancho Cucamonga (about 500 feet away); Isle House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Johnston House & "Office" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Frost Brothers General Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Etiwanda School District (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Vintners Walk (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rancho Cucamonga.
 
Regarding Garrett & Co. Winery (Virginia Dare Winery). The actual winery location described in this marker is around 4 miles southwest, at 10470 Foothill Blvd, corner of Haven Ave, at what is now the Virginia Dare Winery Business Centre.
 
Grape Crusher Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 28, 2020
3. Grape Crusher Building
Located at Foothill Blvd & Haven Ave.
Tower image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, November 28, 2020
4. Tower
Located at Foothill Blvd & Haven Ave.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 15, 2020, by Levi Gonzalez of Rancho Cucamonga, California. This page has been viewed 99 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on November 29, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 15, 2020, by Levi Gonzalez of Rancho Cucamonga, California.   3, 4. submitted on November 29, 2020, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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