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Mesa in Maricopa County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Zeb Pearce Companies Building

155 West Main Street

 
 
Zeb Pearce Companies Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 27, 2022
1. Zeb Pearce Companies Building Marker
Inscription.  Dan Hibbert originally opened the OK Livery Stable July 8, 1901

In 1911, early pioneer Zeb Pearce started in the produce business, two buildings to the east, and moved to this location in 1915. It was occupied by the Pearce family for 88 years.

Later called Zeb Pearce Companies, Zeb had one of the first ammonia cooler refrigerator boxes in Arizona. In 1933, he became the first distributor for Coors Beer because of this cooler.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 33° 24.9′ N, 111° 50.167′ W. Marker is in Mesa, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is on West Main Street east of South Robson, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 West Main Street, Mesa AZ 85201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zebulon Pearce Monument (here, next to this marker); Wayne C. Pomeroy (within shouting distance of this marker); Pomeroy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Zenos Co-Op (about
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500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Alhambra Hotel (about 800 feet away); Mesa Woman's Club House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sirrine House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Landmark Restaurant / Mesa Community College (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mesa.
 
Additional commentary.
1. From the Downtown Mesa Walking Tour Brochure
Dan Hibbert originally established a livery
stable here in 1901, but beginning in 1911,
buildings in this area were used by Zeb Pearce
for his produce business. Mesa Seed and
Feed occupied the space in the 1950s to 1970s.
    — Submitted August 27, 2022.
 
Zeb Pearce Companies Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Syd Whittle, August 27, 2022
2. Zeb Pearce Companies Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2022, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 288 times since then and 128 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2022, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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