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

Walters Store & House

Built in 1915

 
 
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By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
1. Walters Store Marker
Inscription.  Walters Store is the oldest existing business building in the city. It started out as a general merchandise store. Here, young Hesperia purchased its needs as did motorists who passed by for nine years using the National Old Trails Road.
 
Erected 1995 by Hesperia Recreation and Park District. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 34° 25.415′ N, 117° 18.114′ W. Marker is in Hesperia, California, in San Bernardino County. Marker is at the intersection of Juniper Street and Hesperia Road, on the right when traveling west on Juniper Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9461 Hesperia Rd, Hesperia CA 92345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hesperia Hotel (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hesperia Train Station (about 400 feet away); Hesperia Hotel Granite Stones (approx. ¼ mile away); Old School House (approx.
Walters Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
2. Walters Store Marker
0.3 miles away); John Brown Road Crossing (approx. 0.7 miles away); Original Water Supply Ditch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Original Hesperia Beginnings (approx. 2.7 miles away); Holcomb Valley Road (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hesperia.
 
Regarding Walters Store & House. The oldest building in Hesperia is the Old School House, and Walters Store is the second oldest building.
 
Walters Store image. Click for full size.
By Craig Baker, February 7, 2021
3. Walters Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Craig Baker of Sylmar, California. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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