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Bakersfield in Kern County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Livermore and Chester Store

 
 
Livermore and Chester Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
1. Livermore and Chester Store Marker
Inscription. Site of Livermore and Chester Store, first business establishment in Bakersfield, an adobe structure built in 1865. Purchased by H. H. Fish in 1886. Destroyed in the fire of 1889. Rebuilt in 1890.
 
Erected 1965 by Kern County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 22.565′ N, 119° 1.143′ W. Marker is in Bakersfield, California, in Kern County. Marker is at the intersection of Chester Avenue and 19th Street, on the right when traveling west on Chester Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1831 Chester Avenue, Bakersfield CA 93301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arlington House (within shouting distance of this marker); Weill's Department Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Bank of Bakersfield (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brock's Department Store (about 400 feet away); Bakersfield Californian (about 600 feet away); Kern County Land Company Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alphonse Weill Residence (approx. 0.2 miles away); Standard Oil Company Building (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bakersfield.
 
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Vests Market image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
2. Vests Market
Now Vests Market image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
3. Now Vests Market
Vests Market image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
4. Vests Market
Vests Sign image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, April 27, 2012
5. Vests Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 351 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 6, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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