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El Cerrito in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

El Cerrito's Nightlife

 
 
El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker
Advertisement for the Wagon Wheel restaurant
Inscription.  
From the late 1920s until the early 1950s, El Cerrito and nearby unincorporated areas were popular destinations for people to play the slots, high-low games, numbers and more while enjoying fine food and entertainment.

 
Erected by City of El Cerrito.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the California - El Cerrito - San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers series list.
 
Location. 37° 54.026′ N, 122° 18.16′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on San Pablo Avenue near Fairmont Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10003 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito CA 94530, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Little Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Rust (within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito's First Mayor (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Pioneer American Settler William Rust's Blacksmith Shop
El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. El Cerrito's Nightlife Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); El Cerrito Hills (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cerrito Creek (about 600 feet away); Cerrito Theater (about 600 feet away); The Adobe Houses of Victor Castro (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the southwest corner of San Pablo and Fairmont Avenues.


This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical and Cultural Pavers.
 
Also see . . .  A Bit of El Cerrito History — Via Food -- Patch. From World War I-era grocers to a Polynesian-themed dinner in the 1950s, this stew of food-related artifacts offers a glimpse of El Cerrito's culinary past. (Submitted on April 22, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 22, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 22, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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Oct. 3, 2022