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Placerville in El Dorado County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store

 
 
Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
1. Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store Marker
Inscription.  
Site of original
Raley’s Grocery Store
opened on February 16, 1935
by
Thomas P. Raley, Founder of
“Raley’s Super Markets
&
Drug Centers”

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is February 16, 1935.
 
Location. 38° 43.658′ N, 120° 48.343′ W. Marker is in Placerville, California, in El Dorado County. Marker is on Main Street west of California Highway 49, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted on a rock base facing the street in front of the Coldwell Banker Real Estate office. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 Main Street, Placerville CA 95667, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Placerville Drive In Market (here, next to this marker); Sgt. J. Scott Lindsay (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Snowshoe Thompson (about 700 feet away); Placerville Pony Express (about 700 feet away); Three Unfortunates Hanged (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hangmans Tree (approx. 0.2 miles
Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, September 9, 2010
2. Site of Original Raley’s Grocery Store Marker
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away); The Forum Café / Union Hotel / United States Trio Hall / The Forum Café / The Blue Bell Café (approx. 0.2 miles away); Branch Saloon/Bingham's Jewelrey/Seligman Building/Ewing Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Placerville.
 
Also see . . .  The Raley’s Tradition. Started by Thomas Raley in 1935, the Raley family continues operating his grocery business. (Submitted on September 9, 2010.) 
 
Site of Original Raley’s Drive through Market Grocery Store image. Click for full size.
By Stephen McLendon
3. Site of Original Raley’s Drive through Market Grocery Store
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 21, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,287 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2010, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   3. submitted on February 27, 2019, by Stephen McLendon of Placerville, Calif.

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