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Santa Cruz in Santa Cruz County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Fun, Fads, and Food

Fitzsimmons & Twisselman Families

 
 
Fun, Fads, and Food Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
1. Fun, Fads, and Food Marker
Photo captions:
Top: Charles J. Fitzsimmons; Center: Hot Dog on a Stick. 1965; Right: The Twisselman Family.
Inscription. The Fitzsimmons & Twisselman families have been operating their concessions at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk since 1934. Over the years, Charles J. Fitzsimmons moved from games to retail food. Today, Charles’s grandson, Matt Twisselman, continues the family business and has expanded it to include favorites such as Boardwok, California Wraps, Hot Dog on a Stick and World Grill.
 
Erected by Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
 
Location. 36° 57.885′ N, 122° 0.874′ W. Marker is in Santa Cruz, California, in Santa Cruz County. Marker can be reached from Beach Street. Touch for map. This marker is near the Hot Dog on a Stick food concession. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz CA 95060, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whiting’s Games (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Giant Dipper (about 400 feet away); ACE Roller Coaster Landmark (about 400 feet away); Boardwalk Goes Hollywood (about 600 feet away); Fickle Fashion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Magical Merry-go-round (approx.
Boardwalk Food Concession image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
2. Boardwalk Food Concession
0.2 miles away); Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Boards (approx. 0.2 miles away); Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Santa Cruz.
 
More about this marker. This marker is located on the grounds of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
Boardwalk Food Concession image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 8, 2013
3. Boardwalk Food Concession
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 329 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 26, 2013, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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