California Chicory Works
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 37° 51.800 W 121° 19.100
10S E 647924 N 4191984
Quick Description: Now known as The River Mill, the California Chicory Works has been extensively remodeled for conferences, day-long seminars, luncheons, dinners and special events.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2011 11:42:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMCTXR
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Marky
Views: 15

Long Description:
The partnership of C. A. Bachmann and Charles H. W. Brandt, formed in 1885, was the largest chicory supplier in America while operating at this site during the 1890s. Chicory roots are roasted, ground, and used as a mixture with or substitute for coffee. Using its own ship, The Dora, and the finest German equipment to process the chicory, the company shipped its product to market until about 1911.
Marker Number: 935.00


County: San Joaquin

Has Official CA Plaque: yes

Marker Dedication Date: 9/30/1980

1672 W Bowman Rd, 2.2 mi W of I-5, French Camp

Website: [Web Link]

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