Fry's Food Stores and Fry's Electronics

Fry's Food Stores and Fry's Electronics (HM1RXX)

Location: El Sobrante, CA 94803 Contra Costa County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 57.96', W 122° 18.594'

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The Fry's Foods grocery chain began at this location in 1954 when Donald Fry acquired Ray's Market, owned by Ray Dickenson. Joined by his brother, Charles, in 1955, they grew that initial store into a 41-store chain which they sold in 1972. Charles gifted a portion of the proceeds to his three sons, enabling them to launch the first store of what would one day become the highly successful Fry's Electronics retail chain.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByEl Sobrante Historical Society
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Date Added Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 560617 N 4202267
Decimal Degrees37.96600000, -122.30990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.96', W 122° 18.594'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 57.6" N, 122° 18' 35.64" W
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Area Code(s)510
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4080 San Pablo Dam Rd, El Sobrante CA 94803, US
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