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Dainty Pastry - Roseville, CA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member linkys
N 38° 44.874 W 121° 17.135
10S E 648984 N 4290196
Quick Description: The bakers at Dainty Pastry were anything but dainty and that's how it got its name.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 6/11/2013 4:08:49 PM
Waymark Code: WMH9KH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
Views: 1

Long Description:

Bakery shop on the main commercial street of a town that grew with the railroads. Has a neat cake neon sign. The sign mounted on the ceramic tile covered front of the building reads:

Dainty Pastry

1946 - Family-run bakery started by Smilanick brothers; George, Peter,
Frank and George's wife Mary at a location on Lincoln Street. Named
"Dainty Pastry" after remark by Mary that everything at the bakery was
dainty, except the bakers.

1948 - Smilanick's bought this building and moved business here.

Popular with train crews who would enter through back door and load up on
goods before making run to Sparks or Dunsmuir.

1988 - Sold to George and Mary's Daughters, Joanne Gustafson, Sharon
Kelly and Nancy Gardner.

Special recognition to sisters Joanne, Sharon and Nancy for
alterations and improvements to front entrance completed in 2004.

Group that erected the marker: Unknown

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
406 Vernon St
Roseville, CA USA

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

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