Tag Archive: San Luis Obispo Pioneer

Nov 23

Goldtree Brothers, pioneer merchants in San Luis Obispo and San Miguel

Legal notice in the Nov. 27, 1857 Tribune told the story of the Goldtree business expanding to San Migue.

They advertised in the first issue of the first newspaper in San Luis Obispo, the San Luis Obispo Pioneer, and were the Wal-Mart of their day. The ad on January 4, 1868 touts GOLDTREE BROS. The Oldest Business House in San Luis Obispo. Established, 1856.” Keep constantly on hand, and offer for sale to the …

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