Brock's Department Store - Bakersfield, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
N 35° 22.624 W 119° 01.124
11S E 316623 N 3916729
Quick Description: A plaque at the former Brock's department store.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 4/16/2015 9:31:02 PM
Waymark Code: WMNQ36
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 2

Long Description:
This site was deeded by Col. Thomas Baker to Agnes Stine in 1871. Dave Hirshfeld ran the pioneer store here in 1899, succeed by Otoo Belau in the same year in 1904. The business was sold to Hochheimer and after the 1913 fire the structure was rebuilt in 1920. In 1924 the property became Brock's department store, the present building was modernized following the earthquake of 1952.
Group that erected the marker: Kern County Historical Society

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Chester and 20th
Bakersfield, CA USA


URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: Not listed

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