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Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Hagstrom's Market

1632 Locust St.

 

1946

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Hagstrom's Market Marker
Inscription. In 1932, Emil Hagstrom opened the 25th store in his chain of cash-and-carry grocery stores on Main Street. In 1946, the store moved to this location on Locust Street and offered free off-street parking.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 182.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.064′ N, 122° 3.773′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Locust Street near Civic Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1632 Locust Street, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civic Art Theatre ("Nuthouse") (within shouting distance of this marker); Civic Arts Theatre ("Nuthouse") (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Paul's Mission Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Walnut Growers; Processing Plant (within shouting distance of this marker); Oakland, Antioch & Eastern Railway (within shouting distance of this
Hagstrom's Market Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Hagstrom's Market Marker (detail)
marker); Lommel's Creamery & Greyhound Bus Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); El Rey Theatre (about 300 feet away); City Hall 1981 (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Hagstrom's Market Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Hagstrom's Market Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 10, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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