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Hornitos in Mariposa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

D. Ghirardelli & Co.

 
 
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lester J Letson, October 8, 2010
1. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Marker
Inscription.
In 1858
D. Ghirardelli & Co.
Operated
This store
Now owned by
D. Ghirardelli Co.
Chocolate & Cocoa
Since 1852

 
Erected by D. Ghirardelli Co.
 
Location. 37° 30.126′ N, 120° 14.304′ W. Marker is in Hornitos, California, in Mariposa County. Marker is on Bear Valley Road (County Road J16). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2890 Bear Valley Road, Hornitos CA 95325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Wells Fargo Office (within shouting distance of this marker); Hornitos (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hornitos (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Hornitos (within shouting distance of this marker); Hornitos Masonic Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hornitos Masonic Hall No. 98 (about 400 feet away); Cavagnaro General Store (about 700 feet away); St Catherine Catholic Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hornitos.
 
Also see . . .  Ghirardelli's Rich History. (Submitted on September 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.)
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
2. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store and Marker
Marker is seen on the left.

 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
3. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins
Memorial monument on right: A Loving Tribute to Eugenia Gagliardo, 1869 – 1960 and Luola L. Rodgers. 1879 – 1855, in appreciation of a lifetime of dedication to community service and good will. Hornitos School Patrons Club
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
4. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins
D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, August 20, 2011
5. D. Ghirardelli & Co. Store Ruins
As seen from High Street (one block east).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 21, 2012, by Lester J Letson of Fresno, California.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 7, 2011, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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