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Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

City Park & Walnut Festival

Civic Drive and Broadway

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. City Park & Walnut Festival Marker
Inscription. Walnut Creek's first park - City Park (now Civic Park) - opened in 1949 at the site of an abandoned sewer farm. City Park had a lighted ballfield and tennis courts and, until 1976, was the site of the annual Walnut Festival, held in September.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 190.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 54.172′ N, 122° 3.628′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Civic Drive near North Broadway, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1349 Civic Drive, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Beniamino Bufano (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Veterans of Walnut Creek Viet Nam Memorial (about 400 feet away); City Hall 1951 & American Red Cross Building (about 500 feet away); Walnut Creek Library (about 500 feet away); Carnegie Library (about 600 feet away); City Hall 1981
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By Barry Swackhamer
2. City Park & Walnut Festival Marker (detail)
(about 600 feet away); Lommel's Creamery & Greyhound Bus Depot (about 700 feet away); Reinharts's Building & Clock (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Walnut Creek.
 
More about this marker. This marker is a part of the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk.
 
Additional keywords. festivals
 
Categories. Entertainment
 
City Park & Walnut Festival Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. City Park & Walnut Festival Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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