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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.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the San Pablo Avenue Historical-Cultural Pavers marker series.
 
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.
 
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 (approx. mile away); Little Italy (approx. 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.
Summertime Fun in El Cerrito Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 21, 2016
2. Summertime Fun in El Cerrito 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.
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 126 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 26, 2016, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
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