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

Bridge over Walnut Creek

Duncan St. and Broadway

 

—Late 1800s —

 
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By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
1. Bridge over Walnut Creek Marker
Inscription. Walnut Creek's namesake creek runs beneath Broadway at the end of this block. Before the creek was "underground" to prevent flooding, a bridge at the end of this street was essential to reach the homes and farms across the creek and to get to the train station.
 
Erected by Walnut Creek Historical Society. (Marker Number 124.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Walnut Creek Heritage Walk marker series.
 
Location. 37° 53.898′ N, 122° 3.599′ W. Marker is in Walnut Creek, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is on Duncan Street near North Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1798 Duncan Street, Walnut Creek CA 94596, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Rogers Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Downtown Traffic (within shouting distance of this marker); Rogers Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); San Ramon Valley Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge Duncan's Courtroom (within shouting distance of this marker);
Bridge over Walnut Creek Marker (detail) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer
2. Bridge over Walnut Creek Marker (detail)
Stow Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Sherburne Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest Commercial Building (within shouting distance of this marker). 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.
 
Categories. Bridges & Viaducts
 
Bridge over Walnut Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, April 6, 2016
3. Bridge over Walnut Creek Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 5 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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