Volpi's Grocery

Volpi's Grocery (HM10YE)

Location: Petaluma, CA 94952 Sonoma County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 14.118', W 122° 38.571'

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This building which was built around 1900 has always housed a grocery store. The business was purchased in 1925 by the Volpi family. This grocery store was also a place where one could get a drink during Prohibition. When the local ranchers brought milk and eggs to town they would leave a grocery list to be filled while they had a drink in the back room. No alcohol was produced on the premises but was supplied by stills located within one mile of town. With the repeal of Prohibition, Volpi's was among the first in Sonoma County to be issued a liquor license.
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HM NumberHM10YE
Series This marker is part of the E Clampus Vitus series
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Year Placed1992
Placed BySam Brannan Chapter #1004 E Clampus
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 4:10pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 531256 N 4231982
Decimal Degrees38.23530000, -122.64285000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.118', W 122° 38.571'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 7.08" N, 122° 38' 34.26" W
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Area Code(s)707, 415
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 150-198 Washington St, Petaluma CA 94952, US
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