First Supermarket/Foster's Freeze

First Supermarket/Foster's Freeze (HM1RYT)

Location: El Sobrante, CA 94803 Contra Costa County
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N 37° 57.869', W 122° 18.969'

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The large building at this site was the home of El Sobrante's first supermarket, which opened in 1951. Owned by the Louis Store chain, the store was re-named LoRay in 1965 when the business was bought by Loretta and Ray Dickenson. A portion of the building also housed housed Fowler's Variety Store owned by Logan and Mary Ellen Fowler. Adjacent to the right, El Sobrante's first Foster's Freeze, opened in 1950, giving way in 1961 to the Park Pharmacy building.
Year Placed2014
Placed ByEl Sobrante Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, April 28th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 560069 N 4202094
Decimal Degrees37.96448333, -122.31615000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 57.869', W 122° 18.969'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 57' 52.14" N, 122° 18' 58.14" W
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Area Code(s)510
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3730 San Pablo Dam Rd, El Sobrante CA 94803, US
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