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

The Old Homestead

 
 
The Old Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 3, 2006
1. The Old Homestead Marker
Inscription.  This was the first American home in Crockett. Constructed in 1867 by Thomas Edwards, Sr., on land purchased in 1866 from Judge J.B. Crockett. Located on an earlier Indian village near the Carquinez Straits, its timbers, some of which were brought around the Horn, have been well preserved.
 
Erected 1960. (Marker Number 731.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the California Historical Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 38° 3.298′ N, 122° 13.269′ W. Marker is in Crockett, California, in Contra Costa County. Marker is located on the grounds of The Old Homestead. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 993 Loring Avenue, Crockett CA 94525, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crockett World War I Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Al Zampa Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.9 miles away); Anza Expedition of 1776 (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Burlington Hotel
The Old Homestead Marker image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 3, 2006
2. The Old Homestead Marker
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(approx. 2.1 miles away); McNear Warehouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Turner / Robertson Shipyard (approx. 2.3 miles away); Commodore Jones Point (approx. 2˝ miles away); Lefty Gomez Field (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crockett.
 
Regarding The Old Homestead. This site has been designated California Registered Historical Landmark No.731.

The Old Homestead is opened to the public and is used for private receptions.
 
The Old Homestead Mark image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 3, 2007
3. The Old Homestead Mark
The Old Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 3, 2006
4. The Old Homestead
The Old Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, June 3, 2006
5. The Old Homestead
Local Crockett Family Posing in Front of the Old Homestead - 1901 image. Click for full size.
Crockett Historical Museum
6. Local Crockett Family Posing in Front of the Old Homestead - 1901
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona. This page has been viewed 2,445 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 6, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.   6. submitted on October 29, 2008, by Syd Whittle of Mesa, Arizona.

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