Lykken's Department Store

Lykken's Department Store (HMZMG)

Location: Palm Springs, CA 92262 Riverside County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 49.474', W 116° 32.803'

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Desert pioneer, Carl Lykken, built the first general store in the village in 1914. For many years it contained the only telephone and the post office. The store was remodeled with the existing overhang and arches when sidewalks were installed in the early 1930s.

Carl Lykken helped to establish the first Police Protection District and served on it board until the City incorporated in 1938.
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HM NumberHMZMG
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Marker NumberHSPB-9
Placed ByCity of Palm Springs & National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. Cape Ann Chapter, Califorina
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 7:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)11S E 541945 N 3742796
Decimal Degrees33.82456667, -116.54671667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 49.474', W 116° 32.803'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 49' 28.44" N, 116° 32' 48.18" W
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Area Code(s)213, 760
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 180 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs CA 92262, US
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