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

Summertime Fun in El Cerrito

 
 
Summertime Fun in El Cerrito Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
1. Summertime Fun in El Cerrito Marker
Caption: Peak-a-Boo Park at Blake and San Pablo, 1927.
Inscription.  
Golden Gate Lanes, El Cerrito's only bowling alley was located near here. Other summer staples included Bardon's Fruit Market, Betsy's Kitchen and Big Boys Barbecue, Motorcycle Hill, the Whoopie Bumps, and Peek-a-Boo Park, an early auto-court (motel).

 
Erected by El Cerrito Historical Society.
 
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° 55.418′ N, 122° 19.023′ W. Marker is in El Cerrito, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on San Pablo Avenue near Hill Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11498 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 Avenue (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stege Sanitary (approx. 0.2 miles away); Contra Costa Civic Theatre (approx. 0.2 miles away); Streetcars in El Cerrito
Summertime Fun in El Cerrito Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. Summertime Fun in El Cerrito Marker
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(approx. Ό mile away); Little Italy (approx. Ό mile away); Japanese Nurseries (approx. 0.3 miles away); Holy Ghost Festa (approx. 0.4 miles away); Quarries (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in El Cerrito.
 
More about this marker. This marker is at the southeast corner of San Pablo Avenue and Hill Street.
This marker is one of The City of El Cerrito's Historical-Cultural Pavers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 330 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.

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Oct. 3, 2022