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Costa Mesa in Orange County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Model Drug Store 1928(c)

 
 
Model Drug Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
1. Model Drug Store Marker
Inscription.  
Costa Mesa Historical Site
Costa Mesa

Model
Drug Store
1928(c)

 
Erected 2009 by City of Costa Mesa, Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 33° 38.447′ N, 117° 55.139′ W. Marker is in Costa Mesa, California, in Orange County. Marker is on Newport Boulevard, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in the sidewalk in front of Hey Gorgeous!. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1808 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. Meyers Department Store 1924(c) (here, next to this marker); Davis Barbershop & Soda Fountain 1921(c) (a few steps from this marker); Post Office 1925(c) (a few steps from this marker); F.M. Bloom Shoe Repairs 1923(c) (a few steps from this marker); Wayside Market 1920(c) (a few steps from
Hey Gorgeous! image. Click for full size.
By Michael Kindig, September 29, 2012
2. Hey Gorgeous!
this marker); Ozment General Store & Post Office 1908(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 . . .  Costa Mesa Walk of History Revealed. Model Drug Store (1928-1937). Besides filling prescriptions, the store was popular for its handmade candies. Later, the store was named Crawford's Drug. (Submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. This page has been viewed 254 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 29, 2012, by Michael Kindig of Long Beach, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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