Costa Mesa in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Meyers Department Store 1924(c)
Erected 2009 by City of Costa Mesa, Historical Preservation Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 33° 38.444′ N, 117° 55.142′ W. Marker is in Costa Mesa, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Newport Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in sidewalk in front of Hawleywood's Barber Shop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1806 Newport Boulevard, Costa Mesa CA 92627, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Davis Barbershop & Soda Fountain 1921(c) (here, next to this marker); Model Drug Store 1928(c) (here, next to this marker); F.M. Bloom Shoe Repairs 1923(c) (a few steps from this marker); Ozment General Store & Post Office 1908(c) (a few steps from this marker); Post Office 1925(c) Wayside Market 1920(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Balboa, Costa Mesa Branch 1923(c) (within shouting distance of this marker); TeWinkle Hardware 1922(c) (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Costa Mesa.
Also see . . . Old Town Costa Mesa Historical Markers.
Newport-Meyers Department Store (1924-1927).
When Fred and Mary Meyers opened the store, they held a contest for customers to guess their combined weight. The grand prize? $10. The store sold clothes, dry goods and notions.
(Submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.)
Listing of marker addresses, but no map. (Submitted on September 12, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Elk Grove, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.