Crockett Day Trip (Sugartown)

Map of Crockett CA
C&H Plant (in background) in Crockett CA

Crockett: The “Company Town”

The “C&H” stands for the California and Hawaiian Sugar Company which at one time is said to have employed 95% of Crockett residents. C&H Sugar (as it’s now known) has been operating in Crockett since 1906 and funded many of the town’s schools and civic programs, according to Wikipedia.

Display at the Crockett Historical Museum

The Old Homestead

We began our trip to Crockett with a visit to The Old Homestead (995 Loring Avenue), a house built in 1867 by Thomas Edwards. Edwards bought the land in Crockett from California. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crockett.

Front View of The Old Homestead in Crockett CA
The rear view of The Old Homestead — nice deck for parties!

Crockett Historical Museum

Next we checked out the Crockett Museum which is just 100 yards from The Old Homestead at 900 Loring Avenue. Manager Dick was a super-kind host.

Dead Fish

We were super-hungry by now and headed to The Dead Fish restaurant (20050 San Pablo Ave., Crockett, CA 94525) for brunch at 11am.

Sugartown Cafe + Yoga

It was time for coffee so we ducked into Sugartown Cafe at 611 2nd Ave., Crockett, CA 94525:

Doux Yoga

The Sugartown Cafe is run by a husband/wife team and they offer yoga upstairs in the beautiful Doux Yoga studio:

A kind Doux Yogi inverts herself for us

Toot’s Tavern

A few doors down from Sugartown/Doux Yoga is Toot’s Tavern (627 2nd Ave. Crockett, CA 94525).

Things to do in Crockett next time:

Crockett model railroad club — The Carquinez Model Railroad Society (CMRS) is in Crockett at the historic Odd Fellows Hall at 645 Loring Avenue). They do open houses quarterly and their schedule is here: (thanks to Matt Seibert (dad of Gwen) who told us they had a good time there).

Model Railroad in Crockett, CA (source:



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