Coalinga in Fresno County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Opened February 1906 – Destroyed by Earthquake May 1983
Mr. and Mrs. Mitsuo “Herb” Watanabe purchased the drug store in the Berman Building in 1965 from Mr. Lester Byers. The Watanabe’s purchased the building in 1975 from J. Alfred Berman.
Erected by Coalinga Lions Club.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is April 18, 1906.
Location. 36° 8.396′ N, 120° 21.629′ W. Marker is in Coalinga Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Coalinga Plaza, Coalinga CA 93210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Earthquake of 1983 (a few steps from this marker); Amy Building (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Street, Coalinga 1912 (within shouting distance of this marker); Crescent Meat Co. (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank of Coalinga (within shouting distance of this marker); Bordagaray’s (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Rockwell Building (about 300 feet away); Coalinga Opera House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Coalinga.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 24, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.